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Parish Councillors

Your Parish Councillors are elected from two wards, Oxted North and Oxted South

Oxted North

Terry Dillon - Conservative

Terry Dillon Terry has lived in Old Oxted for over 30 years. His wife Claire is a violinist who performs and teaches locally. They have two married daughters and three grandsons. He is a chartered accountant and recently retired from British Petroleum where he had been managing assets of the pension fund. He is also Treasurer of the Bletchingley Skills Centre which provides training for the disabled.

Martin Fisher - Conservative
Martin FisherMartin was first elected to Oxted Parish Council in May 1999 and, as a qualified Accountant, was made Finance Officer. He was Chairman of Oxted Parish Council in 2001/2003. Martin is a Company Director living in Old Oxted with his children who attend local schools in the Parish. He is Chairman of the Oxted Community Hall Appeal, a member of St Mary's Church and a Trustee of the Heritage Trust. Martin is also the Honorary Treasurer of the Barn Theatre.

Stuart Paterson - Liberal Democrat
spatersonStuart is married with 4 grown-up children and 4 grandchildren. Press Officer for LINK, Oxted One World Group, Oxted & District History Society and Limpsfield Decorative & Fine Arts Society. Chairs Housing & Homelessness Group of Churches Together in Oxted & District. On Oxted Parish Council from 1991-5 prior to his current term as a Parish Councillor from 2011. He is a keen bowler, playing matches for local clubs. Dedicated to protect the local environment from large-scale housing development and heavy lorry traffic, he is keen to foster ties with the Oxted & Limpsfield Residents Association and other local groups.

Denize Wallace - Conservative
Denize Wallace

David Weightman - Conservative
David WeightmanDavid has been a Parish Councillor since 1987. He was Chairman for seven consecutive years and is currently Chairman again. David is particularly interested in environmental and planning matters and is the current Burial Ground Officer. David, married to Karen for over 40 years, has two daughters and two grandchildren. He was ordained as a priest in the Church of England in October 2005 and serves at St Mary's, Oxted as well as St Peter's, Tandridge. A District Councillor, first elected in 1994, he is currently Chairman of the Planning Policy Committee and also serves on the Planning Committee. David is a chartered building surveyor in private practice and has lived in Oxted for over 45 years.

Karen Weightman - Conservative
Karen WeightmanKaren is currently chair of the Parish Council. She has been a Parish Councillor representing Oxted North since 1996. She serves on the Planning and Burial Ground working parties. Karen has been married to David for over 40 years and they have two daughters and two grandchildren. She has always lived in Oxted except for 2 years when first married and is Chairman of Governors of Downs Way School. Karen also worships at St. Mary’s Oxted and St Peter's, Tandridge. Karen works part time for her husband, and in her spare time enjoys gardening and cooking.

Oxted South
Stephen Blunden - Liberal Democrat
Barbara Harling - Labour
Barbara Harling
Barbara is married with two grown up sons, both were educated at local schools. She was first elected as a Parish Councillor in 1988 and has served continually ever since. Barbara is a Special Needs Governor at Hurst Green School (3-7 years). She is also a Trustee of the Oxted United Charities and is a member of the Patient Council at East Surrey Hospital . Barbara represents Age Concern - Oxted, Limpsfield and District and is a member of Tandridge Access Group for the disabled.

Sue Hayward - Conservative
Sue HaywardSue has lived in Oxted South Ward since 1979 with her husband Richard, who was born in Old Oxted, and her son. As a family they are committed to environmental and countryside issues and, when time allows, Sue enjoys growing vegetables, reading, pilates, opera and watching rugby. Sue is currently Head of Standards, Qualifications and Curriculum for a company specialising in IT service desk and customer service issues. In the past Sue has been very active in community fund raising activities for Tandridge Village Fete and St Peter's and St Mary's Schools.

Liz Parker - Conservative
Liz ParkerLiz is currently also a Tandridge District Councillor. She is the Parish Council representative on the following: Oxted CAB, Police Community Partnership Group, Hurst Green Community Centre Management Committee, Tandridge Rights of Way and Access Group, Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. She is also Chairman of Hurst Green Vision Group, which runs Aggies-on-the-Green coffee shop. She has particular interests in conservation, litter prevention and recycling. Liz has been a resident in the area for 42 years, is a regular worshipper with her husband at St. John's Hurst Green and works at a local infants' school.

Paul Whitehurst - Conservative
Paul is currently vice chair of the Parish Council. He has lived in Oxted since 1960. Married to Penny with 2 step-daughters and 4 grandchildren he retired from a career in teaching in 2004, having previously worked at Haslemere School for 34 years and Cumnor House for 7 years. He is a keen bridge player, squash and tennis player, playing locally in Limpsfield. He has been a Parish Councillor since 2007, and is a past chairman. He is the Parish Council representative on the CAB.

Robert Wingate- Liberal Democrat
RW_OPCwebRobert was elected to Oxted Parish Council in May 2011. He has lived in the Oxted area since 1982 with his wife Lucy. They have a grown-up son, who was educated at local state schools; he now works and lives in London. Robert worked for a major UK bank in market research and project management before retiring. He is now a part-time mathematics tutor. Robert is a former member of the management committee of Oxted's Citizens' Advice Bureau. He is an elder at the United Reformed Church in Oxted. Robert supports the drive for sustainable environments in both built-up and rural areas, as well as the need for cohesive and vibrant communities.

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