Councillor Lindsay Burtenshaw – Chairman.
Chartered Surveyor. Practised estate management in Sussex after graduating from Reading University in 1975. Moved to Hampshire in 1998 as resident land agent on Somerley Estate. Joined the Parish Council in 2008.
Now a freelance land consultant. Interested in all aspects of rural life.
Freelance cameraman and lighting designer.
Born and lived in parish for many years. Parish councillor since 2006. Interested in engineering of all kinds, the New Forest and its wildlife.
Councillor Patrick Webster
Has lived in Ibsley for over 50 years. He is the longest serving member of parish council.
He is particularly concerned with rights of way and the management of Blashford Lakes and the welfare of wildlife.
Councillor Emma Lane
Emma joined the parish council in June 2007. She is a Corporate Bank Manager working for Lloyds TSB corporate markets in the south. She has lived in Blashford since December 2004.
Married with three young children, two ponies, two dogs, two cats and two rare breed Kune Kune pet pigs.
Co-opted onto the Council in May 2009.
Jim has a degree in food science and worked in London, Ringwood and Chandlers Ford as a manager for Waitrose. After 10 years of retail he decided to “watch my daughter grow rather than hear about it”. So now he and his wife refurbish houses by redesigning kitchens and bathrooms.
They have lived in Ringwood for 12 years and are building an ECO house on Snails Lake which they are doing up to become their home. He is passionate about the environment and one of the reasons for wanting to become a councillor is to learn more about life in a rural parish. Jim has also been a retained Firefighter at Ringwood Fire Station for more than 9 years.
Clerk Natasha Mackenzie
Lives just outside the parish in Poulner, Ringwood since 2004 with her husband and their four children. She enjoys spending her leisure time in the parish, often walking at Rockford Common and around Linford Bottom. Been in the role of Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer since Spring 2011 and still has much admiration for her Councillors’ dedication to improving the parish and the number of hours they spend volunteering for the Parish Council each month.
Gorran House, 6 Butlers Lane, Ringwood BH24 1UB
Phone: 07929 379646
Co-opted onto the council in May 2014.
Richard was born at Furzehill Farm where he still lives today. His father was a commoner who raised his two sons on the smallholding.
Richard has a degree in Botany and has always worked in jobs connected with plants, garden and the environment. He is a garden photographer, supplying images for magazines, newspapers and on-line with his wife Sue who is also a garden designer.
Richard has three sons, Tom, Seth and Jethro all now independent.
The New Forest, it’s plants, animals, people and management are a constant source of interest for Richard.
Councillor Barbara Sampson
Councillor Laura Stainton-Burrell
Born in Lyndhurst and attended schools in Poulner and Ringwood. Married with grown up children. Taught in a Bournemouth Primary School for 16 years and formerly worked in the National Health with people with specific learning needs.
Her family have a small business, Hockey’s Farm Shop, butchery and cafe and a small holding. They also exercise our Rights to Common and Pannage.
Laura says “I have always loved the Forest and am a keen supporter of the area. I remain committed to its continued care and development for both young & older farmers and as an area of tourism; it’s a very beautiful place to live.”
Councillor Michele Trebilco
A retired Royal London Hospital trained Registered General Nurse who has enjoyed living in Mockbeggar for over 30 years.
Michele is married to Peter, a Trustee of Ibsley Village Hall, and they have two independent sons and a young border collie.
Michele has a keen interest in many aspects of rural life and is fascinated by local history, especially that of the New Forest airfields, and aims to ensure changes within the parish are undertaken sympathetically with regards to both the environment and its history. Michele enjoys walking, photography and gardening and is a member of Ibsley & District Horticultural Society and is a Friend of the New Forest Airfields
Councillor Gordon Taylor
Gordon was co-opted in June 2018.
Currently a Vice President Marketing for a Medical Device company, Gordon has worked in Healthcare Marketing & General Management and lived & worked in many countries around the world for almost 20 years. He also focuses on professional development and helping small businesses, with a Professional Certificate in Coaching at Henley Business School. Also, Chair of Trustees for the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society.
Married to Fiona, a human & animal physiotherapist, with 3 teenage children, a horse, 2 dogs & 3 cats. They have lived in Ibsley since 2010.
Gordon is particularly interested in the sustainability of the New Forest; the balance of maintaining the natural environment with thriving local small businesses and a strong community.
All Register of members’ interests forms can be viewed on the NFDC website – http://www.newforest.gov.uk/article/11456/Parish–Town-Council-Members-Register-of-Interests