Parish Council Members

On 2nd May 2019 the 7 members of the new parish council were elected - including 5 new faces: Anthony Cheetham, Chris Couves, Bob Gust, Maggie Oechsle and Richard Whadcoat.  Anthony Cheetham stood down in May 2021, but we are very pleased to welcome Ben Conway as our new councillor colleague - co-opted in July 2021.  Sadly Ian Martin stood down in May 2022.  The next full election is in May 2023.  If you are interested in becoming a councillor, having an issue placed on the Council's agenda for the next meeting, or would simply like to know more about who is representing Yaxham's interests, you can find the councillors' contact details below.

Contact Information:

Maggie Oechsle (Chairman)
Chairman of NP4Yaxham, on Yaxham Cares &
Yaxham Woodland Working Group
Frogs Hall Farm, Cutthroat Lane, Yaxham NR19 1RG
01362 693646
Richard Whadcoat (Vice-Chairman)
Also Financial Monitoring Officer; On Staffing Committee,
NP4Yaxham & Yaxham Cares;
PC Rep to A47 Dualling/NW Link Alliance of Parish Councils
Mukinge, Well Hill, Clint Green, Yaxham NR19 1RX
07780 972206

Ben Conway
Cutthroat Lane, Clint Green, Yaxham NR19 1RZ
07787 554325


Chris Couves
On Staffing Committee, Chairman Play Area Working Group,
NP4Yaxham & Yaxham Woodland Group;
and responsible for footpaths; PC rep to YVAA
12 Priors Grove, Yaxham NR19 1SL
01362 422515
Bob Gust
On Staffing Committee, Vice-Chairman Play Area Working Group,
NP4Yaxham; responsible for SAM2 Signs & grass cutting contract;
PC Rep to Yaxham Primary School
The Cottage, Cutthroat Lane, Clint Green, Yaxham NR19 1RZ
01362 691659
Peter Lowings
On NP4Yaxham Working Group;
Responsible for the defibrillator; PC Rep to SNAP
Pinebanks, Station Road, Yaxham NR19 1RB
01362 690290/690001