Parish Councillors

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

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

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

4 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

Chairman of the Financial Advisory Group
9 Meadow Farm Drive
Email Malcolm

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

John Canham

John Canham

Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council
2 Oakfields Close
Email John

John has lived in Cringleford for 34 years and been a Parish Councillor for two and a half years as well as a player, coach, captain, chairman and committee member of various sports organisations and a member of St Peter’s Church Cringleford PCC. He is a family man with three children and six grandchildren, who joined the Parish Council to help with the ongoing development and management of quality facilities for parishioners. John worked for several years as an Independent Financial Advisor prior to retiring and previously worked in the commercial sector in sales, marketing and management roles. He is a keen sportsman, but advancing years and arthritis have restricted him to playing golf. He also enjoys singing in choirs including St Peter’s Church choir.

Dave Chaplin

Dave Chaplin

67 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.

Mark Kirkwood

22b Jasmine Walk
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Mark is a research scientist who has lived in Norwich his whole life, and Cringleford for 5 years. He also has a passion for the environment and sits on the Environment Committee at the Norwich Research Park. He hopes to contribute to the sustainability of Cringleford by reducing waste, improving energy and resource efficiency, and exploring innovative “green” community projects. When he isn’t working, reading or looking after his daughters, he can be found enjoying the company of close friends and a good board game!

Josef Shore

83 Willowcroft Way
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Josef Shore lives with his fiancé and daughter. He works as a full-time sales adviser, previously working as a teaching assistant and a music coach. He has been interested in helping the community for many years and has developed a background of dealing with a wide variety of local issues.  He believes that we all need to do what we can to help each other, understanding that the Parish Council is an important part of local democracy, making the decisions that matter most, locally, and spending the local precept most effectively for the benefit of all.  On a wider basis, he believes in doing what is in the best interest of the majority, holding beliefs which revolve around striving for a better community for our children.

Dagmar Miller

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Trevis Chiles

Councillor for Emergency Planning
Chairman of Recreation and Amenities Group
7 Juniper Close
Email Trevis

Trevis is a retired Electrical Engineer. In 1973 he founded a business in the west country specialising in the design of process and automation control systems. The business merged with a Norwich company 1986 which brought Trevis and his family to Norfolk. In 1992 he formed a process and automation consultancy practice operating out of Cambridge, this operated until his retirement in 2008. Since retirement, he has been involved with various charitable organisations, including four years as a councillor for Marlingford Parish Council.

Three vacancies.