People

Patsy Warby

Patsy Warby was first elected for Eastgate ward in 2003 and was re-elected in 2015.Patsy was born and raised in Bury and came back to live here in 1975 when her husband (Cllr Frank Warby) left the army and their family has expanded to 4 children, 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  They have both served as Mayor of St Edmundsbury in recent years. 

Lesley Mayes

Lesley has lived in Stowmarket since 1986. She has been a Town Councillor since 2003 and was first elected to the District Council in 2007. Lesley has served as Mayor of Stowmarket and as Chairman of the District Council for two years.  She currently sits on the following committees:            Planning Referral            Development Control ‘A’ (Vice-Chairman)            Joint Housing Board

Patsy Warby

Patsy Warby was first elected for Eastgate ward in 2003 and was re-elected in 2015.Patsy was born and raised in Bury and came back to live here in 1975 when her husband (Cllr Frank Warby) left the army. Her family has now expanded to 4 children, 13 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  They have both served as Mayor of St Edmundsbury in recent years.Patsy is currently Vice-Chairman of the Performance and Audit Scrutiny Committee and sits on the committees and panels below:        

Paul Ekpenyong

Paul and his wife Annette have lived in Cedars Park since moving to Suffolk in 2006. Paul is Director of a successful manufacturing business in Suffolk.In May 2015, he was elected to Stowmarket Town Council and also Mid Suffolk District Council. He sits on the following District Council Committees:            Regulatory/Licensing Act 2003           Economy Programme Steering Board            

Frank Warby

Frank has lived on Moreton Hall for over thirty years and served as one of its Councillors for sixteen of those years.Frank and his wife (Cllr Patsy Warby) have both served as Mayor of St Edmundsbury in recent years.He is currently Chairman of the Licensing and Regulatory Committee and the West Suffolk Joint Health and Safety Panel.Frank also sits on the Licensing Act Sub- Committee and the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.He is the Vice_Chairman of Bury St Edmunds Town Council

Roy Barker

Roy is from a local farming family and has been the District Councillor for Badwell Ash  for 12 years. He was Chairman of the Council last year and is now Vice-Chairman. He currently sits on the following committees:            Development Committee ‘B’ (Vice-Chairman)            Planning Referrals Committee

Jill Wilshaw

Jill moved to Wyverstone 5 years ago from Aberdeen and Russia where her husband worked in the oil industry. She was a Chief Examiner for beauty, complementary and sports therapies around the world.   Now retired, she is a Volunteer Gateway Assessor at the Citizens Advice Bureau in Stowmarket, and is training to be an Adviser.  She is a triathlete, a member of the West Suffolk Wheelers Cycle and Triathlon Club and a qualified Local Technical Officer overseeing triathlon races.

Clive Springett

Clive was born in Bury and has lived here ever since.  He is a compliance Manager for BT and has been both a Borough and Town Councillor for some years. He is currently on four committees:             Joint Officer Appeals Committee            Licensing and Regulatory Committee            Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Diana Kearsley

Diana moved to Gislingham in 1993 and has been the District Councillor for the ward since 2003.Diana is on the Mid Suffolk District Executive Committee and is the Portfolio Holder for Communities. She also sits on the followingcommittees:       Planning Referrals Committee       Development Control ‘A’ Committee       Communities Programme Steering Board  

Richard Rout

Richard Rout grew up in Bury St Edmunds, attending Horringer Court Middle School, and continues to live in the town he loves. He works as a political advisor and runs his own gym and supplement firm.Richard sits on 3 committees and is a substitute member of another:               Democratic Renewal Working Party    Licensing and Regulatory Committee    Overview and Scrutiny Committee    Sustainable Development Working Party (Substitute)