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Photo of John Orchard

John Orchard

Has lived in Hook since 2014 when he moved to be closer to family and first became a Hook Parish Councillor in 2015.

He retired from a local consultancy firm in 2019 after 47 years working as a Chartered Civil Engineer.  He uses his considerable experience in both transport and infrastructure to help improve the local environment and promote appropriate development within the Parish.

He is Chairman of the Planning and Infrastructure Committee.  He also sits on the Finance, Strategy and Resources (FSR) committee and the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).

Head and shoulder photo of Councillor Les Morrison

Les Morrison

Has lived in Hook since 1987 with his wife and two children (now grown-up) and has been a Parish Councillor since being co-opted in March 2020.

He retired in 2019 after 47 years working in the I.T. industry in engineering, service, support and project roles.  He joined the Council in order to “give something back to his community”.

He sits on the Environment & Community (E&C) Committee, the Planning & Infrastructure (P&I) Committee and the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).  He is also a member of the IT Working Group.

Jane Worlock

Jane Worlock

Was elected to Hook Parish Council in 2015 and returned in 2019.  During her first term, she served as the Chairman of the Environment & Community Committee and as a member of the Planning & Infrastructure Committee.  Jane served as Chairman of the Council (2016-2021) and as Chairman of the Finance, Strategy & Resources Committee (2016-2020).

Whilst Chairman, she was instrumental in completing a strategic review of the Council and launched new initiatives to improve communication with residents, such as the Hook App.  In 2018 & 2022 she was elected to Hart District Council as a Hook Ward Member.  She also became Chairman of Hart District Council in 2022.

She is Chairman of the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).  She also sits on the Finance, Strategy and Resources (FSR) committee.

Barry Myall

Barry Myall

Is semi-retired and has lived in Hook since 2007 and has been a Parish Councillor since 2016.  He values the amenities and services found in the village and is working to see this continues for the benefit of all residents, ensuring a clean, safe and pleasant environment to live in by being a member of the Parish Council.

He sits on the Environment & Community (E&C) Committee the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).

Liz Tomlinson

Has lived in Hook since 2016 and having been made welcome, stood for the Parish Council to give something back to the community.

Now retired, Liz worked in the printing industry as a Director of a local newspaper, The Bury Times, and latterly as an IOSH Health Safety and Environmental Adviser/Consultant for the British Printing Industries Federation.

Liz enjoys playing golf at Tylney Park Golf Club, is a keen gardener and enjoys helping with Hook in Bloom.  She is also busy compiling her family tree.

She sits on the Environment and Community (E&C) Committee, the Finance, Strategy & Resources (FSR) Committee, the Planning and Infrastructure (P&I) Committee and the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).

Jacqui Nabbs

Has lived in Hook since 2004 with her husband and two grown-up daughters and has been a Parish Councillor since 2019.

She hopes to maintain and enhance the community spirit we have in Hook.

She sits on the Finance, Strategy & Resources (FSR) Committee, the Environment & Community (E&C) Committee and the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).

She also assists her husband, Verd, (who is the lead Councillor responsible for running the Echo Hotel Music Club (EHMC), which brings original recording artists to Hook for monthly gigs at Elizabeth Hall), in running this popular initiative.

Paul Kinge

Was born in Rotherwick and has lived in Hook since 1984 with his wife and two grown-up daughters who still live in Hook and has been a Parish Councillor since 2019.

He wishes to help shape the village for future generations and put his extensive local community knowledge to good use.

He is Vice Chairman of the Environment and Community (E&C) Committee and the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).  He also sits on the Planning and Infrastructure (P&I) Committee.

Verd Nabbs

Is retired and has lived in Hook since 2004 with his wife and two grown-up daughters and has been a Parish Councillor since 2018.

He is the lead councillor responsible for running the Echo Hotel Music Club (EHMC), which brings original recording artists to Hook for gigs at Elizabeth Hall.

He is Vice Chairman of the Parish Council and Chairman of the Environment and Community (E&C) Committee. He also sits on the Finance, Strategy and Resources (FSR) committee and the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).  He is also a member of the IT Working Group.  He is also a member of the IT Working Group.

Rob Cowell

Has lived in Hook since 2007 with his wife and two grown-up sons and has been a Parish Councillor since 2018 when he retired from the RAF.

He contributed to the development & production of a Corporate Plan for the Parish Council and was part of the group who created the Neighbourhood Plan for Hook.

He is Chairman of the Parish Council and the Finance, Strategy & Resources (FSR) Committee.  He also sits on the North East Hook Community Project Committee (NEHCP).

Chris Terrey

Chris Terrey

Has lived in Hook since 2015 since he retired from the Civil Service and has been a Parish Councillor since 2017.

He is on the Board of The Base Youth Club and is working on project to set up a Hook Shed.  He has also started an Art Club in the village.

He sits on the Environment and Community Committee and the Finance, Strategy & Resources (FSR) Committee.