MEET YOUR COUNCILLORS
Dr Clare Grace has lived in Warburton for 6 years and joined Warburton Parish Council in 2019. She is committed to improving the lifestyle of all residents and ensuring the unique characteristics of the village are maintained. She is the current chairperson of the parish council.
Mrs Lucy Houghton moved to Warburton 8 years ago with her family to start a new adventure on their own farm.
She farms locally, mainly arable, growing barley, wheat, beans and oil seed rape with a small herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle that you will see out in the fields in the summer months.
She has been a councillor for 6 years and is keen to ensure Warburton continues to be a lovely place to live with a very close knit community that is very supportive of one another.
Clerk & Councillor
Mrs Gaye Fletcher has lived in the Warrington area all her life and moved to Warburton in 2004. She has three grown up children and joined the parish council in 2009. Now retired, her working life has always been in a sales environment and she is now passionate about helping the community where she lives.
Mr Bob Jones has lived in Warburton for over 15 years and in Trafford for forty years. His background is in the management of international consumer goods brands and companies. Now retired, he joined the council in 2020 and firmly believes that we must protect both the green belt and our green fields and that our priority is to develop the infrastructure of Warburton to provide a modern and safe environment for all.
Mr Mark Priestner is a farmer in the parish of Warburton, following in the footsteps of many previous generations, so has an intimate connection to Warburton.
He produces and distributes food locally and employs 15 people from the neighbourhood. He joined the Parish Council back in 1995, with the aim of protecting Warburton as a rural community and helping to enhance the lifestyle of those who live here.
E. PAUL BECKMANN
Mr Paul Beckmann is a Landscape Architect with his own practice based in Warburton. He has lived in Warburton for 25 years in a house which he and his wife painstakingly restored from a derelict condition. Paul is an enthusiastic historian and is keen to conserve and enhance the historic landscape of Warburton as much as possible for the benefit of future generations. He is also very keen to ensure that the Warburton community remains tight-knit and mutually supportive.