Your Council

  • Joanne Depradines-Smith

    Parish Clerk

    Joanne Depradines-Smith is Clerk to the Parish Council. Joanne was born and raised in Cambridgeshire and is one of two generations living in Duxford.  Prior to becoming the Duxford Parish Council Clerk, she enjoyed a banking career in London and, since moving to Duxford in 2012, she has been involved with fundraising for Duxford Playgroup … Continue reading “Joanne Depradines-Smith”

  • Peter Dee

    Chair of the Parish Council

    Pete Dee is the Chair of the Parish Council. Pete moved to Duxford from Newcastle in 1988, to become marketing director at drinks company IDV, then based in Harlow.  The company merged, moved to London, then merged again to eventually become Diageo; Pete’s role there changed on a number of occasions, and his final responsibility … Continue reading “Peter Dee”

  • Trish Chudleigh

    Vice-Chair of the Parish Council

    TRISH CHUDLEIGH Trish is Vice-Chair of the Parish Council and Joint Parish Councils’ Committee representative.  Trish chairs the Allotment Committee. Trish moved to Duxford in February 2006 with her husband Tim and is the lead sonographer and manager of the ultrasound department at the Rosie Hospital.  Trish enjoys foreign travel, with Italy and New Zealand … Continue reading “Trish Chudleigh”

  • Edward Harris

    Parish Councillor

    Edward moved to Duxford in 2004 and works as an software engineer in Great Chesterford.  Now with a young family he joined the parish council in 2015 and is keen to make a positive contribution to the village. His is the black and yellow Citroen 2CV! Ed is a member of the Planning, Footpaths and … Continue reading “Edward Harris”

  • Gillian Heath

    Parish Councillor

    Gillian Heath has lived in Duxford since June 2013 and has been a member of the Parish Council since July 2015.  Gillian updates the Parish Website, and chairs the Footpaths, Recreation Ground & Burials Committee. Gillian was an operational Air Traffic Controller for 17 years and subsequently worked in Brussels to improve European Airspace and … Continue reading “Gillian Heath”

  • Mick Martin

    Parish & District Councillor

    MICK MARTIN Mick is Chairman of the Planning Working Group, Road Safety Working Group and a Trustee of the Bedell & Martin Charity.  He is also a District Councillor on the South Cambridgeshire District Council. Mick Martin moved to Duxford in December 1992 and although he has recently moved out of the Parish, he will … Continue reading “Mick Martin”

  • Roy O’Grady

    Roy O’Grady moved into the area from Brighton some 25 years ago.  He joined the Royal Air Force as a boy and has held numerous jobs in both the public and private sector as well as running his own companies. Now semi-retired and widowed, he followed in his wife’s footsteps and joined the Parish Council … Continue reading “Roy O’Grady”

  • Judith Tarrant

    Parish Councillor

    Judith has lived in Duxford since March 2012, returning to live permanently in Britain again after 38 years based mainly in Australia.  With degrees in History she was involved in school education for many years as a secondary school teacher, but also as an adviser, lobbyist and parent educator in New South Wales.  Now retired … Continue reading “Judith Tarrant”

  • Peter Young

    Parish Councillor

    Peter has lived in Duxford since 2010 and has been a member of the council since 2015.  He studied Law at Oxford, Drama at Stanford and Marketing at Anglia Ruskin University.  A lifetime marketer, he worked internationally for Procter & Gamble, in the UK for Norcros and Silentnight, and in Spain for Diageo, BP and … Continue reading “Peter Young”

  • Simon Markham