Members

Goring on Thames Parish Council is made up of 10 elected, unpaid volunteers, a Clerk, an Assistant Clerk, Facilities Assistant; Litter Picker and Cleaner. We strive to represent the interests of the village and its residents.  We operate under the auspices of South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC).

The following are the Goring on Thames Parish Councillors.

Cllr Bryan Urbick
Chair
  • Chairman of the Parish Council
  • Member of the Staffing Committee
  • Member of the Communications Committee
  • Member of the Finance Committee
  • Member of the Public Spaces Strategy Working Group
  • Member of the Community Play Events Working Group
  • Member of the Neighbourhood Plan School Strategic Project Working Group

Other responsibilities:

  • Goring Village Hall Committee Liaison

email: B.Urbick@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Sonia Lofthouse
Vice Chair
  • Vice-Chair of the Parish Council
  • Chair of the Planning Committee
  • Chair of the Traffic Management, Parking and Pedestrian Safety Committee
  • Member of the Public Spaces Strategy Working Group
  • Member of the Community Play Events Working Group

email: S.Lofthouse@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr David Brooker
Councillor
  • Member of the Parish Council
  • Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee
  • Member of the Traffic Management, Parking and Pedestrian Safety Committee
  • Member of the Staffing Committee

Other responsibilities:

  • The Goring Volunteer Fire Brigade Trust
  • MIGGS Liaison (Station Road)

email: D.Brooker@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Jim Emerson
Councillor

Member of the Parish Council (elected at the by-election held on 21st April 2022).
Member of the Planning Committee
Member of the Finance Committee
Member of the Staffing Committee

email: J.Emerson@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Emma McCorkell
Councillor
  • Member of the Parish Council
  • Chairman of the Communications Committee
  • Member of Public Spaces Strategy Working Group

e-mail: E.McCorkell@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Lawrie Reavill
Councillor
  • Member of the Parish Council
  • Member of the Planning Committee
  • Member of the Neighbourhood Plan School Strategic Project Working Group
  • Member of the Public Spaces Strategy Working Group

Other responsibilities:

  • Recreation Grounds and Sports Clubs
  • MIGGS Liaison (General)

email: L.Reavill@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

 

Cllr John Wills
Councillor
  • Member of the Planning Committee

Other responsibilities:

  • Police Matters Liaison
  • Transport Liaison
  • Twinning Association
  • Recreation Grounds and Sports Clubs Liaison
  • Conservation Area Appraisal Working Group

email: J.Wills@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Andrew Smith
Councillor

Member of the Parish Council (elected in the by-election on 14 July 2022)
Member of the Finance Committee
Member of the Planning Committee

email: a.smith@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Colin Ratcliff
Councillor

Member of the Parish Council (elected in the by-election of 14 July 2022)
Chairman of the Staffing Committee
Member of the Planning Committee

email: c.ratcliff@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Cllr Richard Osborne
Councillor

Member of the Parish Council (elected in the by-election of 14 July 2022)
Member of the Traffic Management, Parking and Pedestrian Safety Committee
Member of the Communications Committee
Member of the Public Spaces Strategy Working Group

email: r.osborne@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

 

Clerk Team

Sarah Edmunds
Clerk to the Council

Clerk to the Council and Responsible Financial Officer

e-mail: Clerk@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

For White Hill Burial Ground Queries and applications please contact WHBG@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

For Queries regarding our the fabric of our buildings,  opens spaces, play areas and street lamps please contact Facilities@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

 

Vacancy
Assistant Clerk

e-mail: AssistantClerk@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Responsible for Planning Committee & Traffic Management, Parking and Pedestrian Safety Committee

Roger Wood
Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant, this role's duties include operational management of the Recreation Grounds, Pavilions and Play Equipment Areas, and the White Hill Burial Ground.

e-mail: Facilities@GoringParishCouncil.gov.uk

Laura White
Clerk Mentor

Former Clerk Laura White has been retained by the Council for a fixed term of 6m only to enable efficient exchange of knowledge related to Goring-on-Thames Parish Council between the new Clerk and the former Clerk.

The former Clerk will assist by providing information and knowledge, but will not actually carry out any of the Clerk’s functions.

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