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 Planning and Environment Committee

Stratford Crescent
Email Trevor

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
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

John Canham

John Canham

Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council
Oakfields Close
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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

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

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.

Josef Shore

Willowcroft Way
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Josef lives with his fiance 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

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.


Trevis Chiles

Councillor for Emergency Planning
Chairman of Recreation and Amenities Group
Juniper Close
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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.

Simon Chapman

Intwood Road
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Helen Simmons

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Jason Edwards

Brambling Lane
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Jason is the owner of a Mediation and Crisis Negotiation consultancy and has worked within all branches of negotiation from civil, commercial to community and health care. He has a background in housing, therapy and clinical health. Jason currently works alongside local government and police services as a negotiator and mediator. He has lived in Cringleford for over 5 years and is passionate about maintaining services and improving the local area.