Parish Councillors

If you are interested in becoming a parish councillor please contact the parish clerk for more details.

Parish Councillors are the elected officials of the parish council, appointed to represent the views of all residents within the parish  and to listen to, and understand, the views and needs of different groups in the community. For information on some of the areas they are responsible for, take a look here. 

Email addresses for Councillors are available below. To speak on the telephone or hold a meeting please contact the Parish Clerk who will make arrangements.

The Register of Members  Interests,  as required by central government legislation, can be viewed on South Norfolk Council’s website here:  Register


Trevor Wang

Trevor Wang

Chairman of the Parish Council
Chairman of the Planning and Environment Committee

Stratford Crescent
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Trevor been associated with Cringleford, Colney and South Norfolk for nearly 40 years, the last four years as a resident in Cringleford. By profession, he is a research scientist and  worked on the Norwich Research Park until his retirement in 2017

Malcolm Blackie

Malcolm Blackie

Chairman of the Recreation and Amenities Group
Meadow Farm Drive
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Malcolm has worked in smallholder agriculture in Africa and the South Pacific. He is married with three children and now enjoys restoring furniture and running the family smallholding in Cringleford

Navid Afshar

Stratford Crescent
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Navid has been living in Cringleford with his wife and two young sons since 2017. He is a structural engineer specialising in bridges. Navid is the bridge manager leading a team of engineers in Norfolk County Council. He is involved in a number of major projects in this region including Third River Crossing in Great Yarmouth.

Dave Chaplin

Dave Chaplin

Colney Lane
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Dave is an internet entrepreneur specialising in AI systems within the freelancing sector. His focus on the council is to ensure long term financial stability.

Christina Fielding

Christina Fielding

Oriole Drive
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Christina is a management accountant who has worked as Business Manager for University Medical Services at UEA for the last 20 years.

Prior to that, she worked for 10 years in hospitals around the country as a clinical auditor measuring quality of healthcare.

As well as an interest in health and economics, she is passionate about dance, especially Argentine Tango.  For 15 years from 2003, she was Treasurer and one of the teachers at Norwich Tango, a not for profit organisation.  She also enjoys attending the theatre and playing social badminton.

She has three grown up children and has lived in Norwich for 21 years and in Cringleford since 2011.

Alistair Clay

Dunlin Drive
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Alistair runs Arc Seven Communications, a health and social care communications agency based at the UEA. He lives in Cringleford with his wife and two young children – they moved back to the area three years ago to be closer to family.

Alistair is a journalist by training and began his career in the national media more than 20 years ago before establishing Arc Seven in 2009.

On the council he hopes to be a useful voice for his local community and help to create a shared sense of belonging as the village undergoes a period of rapid growth.

Dagmar Miller

Dagmar Miller

Chairman of the Financial Advisory Group
Colney Lane
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Dagmar has lived in Cringleford for the past 8 years. She is a German national and has lived with her husband Tony and two children in the UK since more than 30 years. Currently working as a Recruitment Director for a UK based international recruitment firm for the automotive design industry, she travels a lot for work and always enjoys returning to the peaceful environment of Cringleford.

Through joining the Parish Council, she hopes to enable Cringleford to maintain its character and pleasant living conditions while undergoing rapid expansion. She feels that it is important to integrate and welcome all parishioners into the community of Cringleford and ensure that our community remains an attractive and popular place to live together, offering modern facilities and a sustainable approach to the use of our environment.


Tom Craig-Moonie

Willowcroft Way
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Tom and wife purchased their house in Cringleford in February 2020 after moving back to the UK from Australia where they spent 3 years working and living. They moved to Norwich because they have family in the city and were keen to set down roots here. Tom is the Executive Chef for Norwich School having previously been National Executive Chef for Compass group in Australia and the UK.

Having lived in a beautiful part of Melbourne Tom realised how important outdoor space is to the wider community and how this is embraced if it is freely provided to people.  He became a parish councillor because he is passionate about being involved in the area he lives in and making it the best environment for everyone who lives here.

Simon Chapman

Intwood Road
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Helen Simmons

Helen Simmons

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Lynn Rawlings

Colney Lane
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Lynn has lived in Cringleford for over forty years. Initially designing and building a house with her husband in Softley Drive .They moved onto Colney Lane in 1995. She has two grown up daughters and three granddaughters one of whom she currently looks after twice a week.

She has worked for the valuation office for government.  Also administrative roles in private businesses, her last job being the county administrator for Girlguiding Norfolk, but due to the pandemic was made redundant.

She studied professional cooking at city college and creative flower studies and the horticulture at Easton College. All three year courses followed by adult teaching qualification which enabled her to teach evening classes in all subjects for several years.

She is actively involved in lots of local societies and clubs currently Chairman of two.