Category Archives: Your Councillors

Alan Wilson, Chairman

Alan Wilson

I was born and raised at Colston Bassett, and moved to Cropwell Bishop when I married my wife Eunice in 1971. We had one daughter, and one granddaughter who live locally. Unfortunately I was widowed in September 2011.

Cropwell Bishop Parish Council:
I was elected to Cropwell Bishop Parish Council in 1991 and elected Chairman in 2003.
My main responsibility is to attend conferences and meetings involving the Borough and County Councils;

  • To advise and assist the Parish Clerk.
  • To bring to the Parish Councils’ notice changes in Government policy.
  • To assist the Parish Clerk in the Councils’ Health & Safety Policy
  • To write, and review the Council’s Strategy on Community Engagement.

I represent the Council on other local village organisations i.e.

  • The Parish Plan Monitoring Group.
  • Entertainments & Activities Working Group.
  • The village Youth Group.
  • The Primary Schools’ Pupils’ Council.

I also co-edit and write articles for Cropwell Bishop News & co-ordinate the local Speed Watch Team.


My main interests are Politics, Reading, History and Vintage Commercial Vehicles.Until last year when I had my spine fused my other interests were walking and gardening both of which has now has been curtailed. I also own a touring caravan.

Contact Details:

53 Hoe View Road
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3DE
0115 9893074

Your Councillors

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Alan Wilson, Chairman
Alan Wilson, Chairman
Judith Gelsthorpe, Vice Chair
Judith Gelsthorpe, VC
John Greenwood MICE CEng
John Greenwood
Councillor Colin Bryan
Colin Bryan
Councillor Jo Wroughton
Jo Wroughton
Councillor Willow Allison
Willow Allison
Councillor Philip Storer
Philip Storer
Councillor Michael Beazley
Michael Beazley
Councillor Jaques lacey
Jaques Lacey

Parish Clerk

Parish Clerk
Janice Towndrow

Other representatives

Mr.G.S. Moore Rushcliffe Borough Councillor
Mr.G.S. Moore Rushcliffe Borough Councillor
Mr N Clarke
Mr N Clarke Nottinghamshire County Councillor

Judith Gelsthorpe, Vice Chair

Judith Gelsthorpe, Vice Chair
Judith Gelsthorpe, Vice Chair

I have lived in Cropwell Bishop for 25 years. I am married and have three adult children. When my children were small I was Chair of Playgroup, a member of the Summer Playscheme Committee and a helper at Cropwell Bishop Primary School. I have subsequently been Chair of the Parents Executive of the 34th Nottingham (High School) Scout Group.

I am an administrator for the WEA (Workers Educational Association) which is a major voluntary adult education organisation providing learning opportunities of adults from all walks of life I have been on the Parish Council for 6 years and have had a long standing interest in parish affairs having been Parish Clerk for 14 years from 1988. I am actively involved in putting on entertainment and film nights at The Old School, am a member of Cropwell Singers and the Church Choir.

Contact Details:

6 The Maltings
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3DA.
0115 9894712