Parish Clerk 

Mrs Karen Paradise
[email protected] 01206 256410


Cllr Jonathan Hills, Grange Farm, Heckford Road, Great Bentley CO7 8RR
[email protected]


Cllr Mr Kevin Plummer, Shanklin, Plough Road, Great Bentley C07 8LG [email protected]


Cllr Mr Bill Herbert, Greenhurst, Southside, Great Bentley CO7 8PA       [email protected]

Cllr Mr Robert Taylor, Dominica, Moors Close, Great Bentley CO7 8QL
[email protected]

Cllr Mr George Wright, Admirals Farm Office, Heckford Road, Great Bentley C07 8RS
[email protected]

Cllr Mr Luke Edwards, Field End, Plough Road, Great Bentley C07 8LG
[email protected]

Cllr Pippa Dennitts (formerly Drew) , Cedarwood, Moors Lane Great Bentley, CO7 8QN
[email protected] 

Cllr Roger Adams, Palfreymans Cottage, The Green, Great Bentley, Essex, CO7 8QG
[email protected]

Cllr Peter Harry, Mariners, Moorls Close, Great Bentley, CO7 8QL
[email protected]

Parish Council Committees and Sub-Committees and Working Parties

Grants Committee;- Cllr K. Plummer (Chair) Cllr L. Edwards and Cllr P. Dennitts

Allotments/Play Area/Village Green/Car Park Working Party:-  Cllr W. Herbert (Chair), Cllr G. Wright, Cllr R. Adams and Cllr P. Dennitts.

Planning Committee:-  Cllr K Plummer (Chair), Cllr W. Herbert, Cllr J Hills , Cllr R. Taylor, Cllr L. Edwards, Cllr G. Wright, Cllr R. Adams and Cllr P. Dennitts, Cllr P. Harry

Finance Committee:-  Cllr R Taylor (Chair), Cllr K. Plummer, Cllr W. Herbert, Cllr G. Wright and Cllr R. Adams.

Action Committee:-  Cllr W Herbert, Cllr R Taylor and Cllr J Hills.

The Chairman and Vice Chairman are ex-officio on all committees.

District Councillor 

Cllr Lynda McWilliams, Boblyn, St Mary’s Road, Aingers Green, CO7 8NN  [email protected] 07564 613603

County Councillor
Cllr Alan Goggin, Freshfields, Church Road, Brightlingsea, CO7 0QT  [email protected] 07860 519117

Surgery Dates at Brightlingsea Library:
Tuesday 21st May 2019 4-6pm


  1. Internal Auditor – Heelis & Lodge – [email protected]
  2. Village Hall Bookings –  [email protected]
  3. Tree Warden – Mr. M Dorling
  4. Essex Association of Local Council – 01371 879722    
  5. Rural Community Council of Essex – 01376 574330    
  6. Footpath Representative – Mr David Gollifer     
  7. Transport Representative – Mr Peter Harry   
  8. TDALC- Cllr Robert Taylor