Kirk Smeaton Parish Council - Members

Kate Bowden

Clerk

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Kate manages the Parish Council's administrative functions and is the key point of contact for all communications between the Parish Council, Selby DC and North Yorkshire CC. email kirksmeatonclerk@gmail.com to get in touch.  Kate has lived in the village for 14 years and enjoys walking her dogs and enjoying the countryside in Brockadale; reading and visiting the theatre.

Tricia Storey

Chair

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I have lived in the village for 20 years and joined the Parish Council in March 2018. I am passionate about enhancing the beauty of the village supporting quality improvements that impact positively on the health and well-being of all the community.  I love walking am an avid traveller and grow organic fruit and vegetables.

Tony Lenc

Vice Chair

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I have been a resident of Kirk Smeaton for over30 years.  I retired from full time employment in 2016 which now gives me more time to spend working for our local community.  I was co-opted as a councillor onto Kirk Smeaton Parish Council on 20 May 2018.  I am a school governor at a local primary school.  I am a keen gardener and an allotment holder and also enjoy taking part in any local community activities.  I am committed to maintaining and enhancing the character of our village and will be working hard alongside my fellow councillors to achieve that end.

Carl Vitty

Councillor

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I have lived in Kirk Smeaton for nearly 12 years and joined the Parish Council in March 2021. 

My wife and I thoroughly enjoy living in Kirk Smeaton and over the years we have been made to feel so welcome and as such I am keen to give something back to the village.  I have joined the Parish Council because I want to support the village residents and work with the other councillors to help build on the great work already carried out. 

I am a huge rugby fan and also have interests in travel, motor sport, ‘trying’ to cook and I have recently turned my hand to gardening, I am however very much a beginner!  

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Details of our newest Councillor - Cllr Barney Byfield will be uploaded soon.....

James Stephenson

Councillor

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I have lived in the village of Kirk Smeaton for over 5 years, how time flies. I was co-opted onto the Parish Council in December 2020 and am dedicated to enhancing the village through good projects that benefit all of the residents. I am married for over 18 years and have a daughter who attended the local primary school. I enjoy Swimming in the local lake, obviously in the summer, and I am a keen traveller taking in many countries all over the world.