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Councillor: Stephen Grainger

Email: cllrgrainger@willingalecouncil.org.uk


Stephen moved to Walls Green twenty five years ago. As his family grew he moved to the other side of Willingale. He has been a doctor for over forty years and now is very nearly retired, with more time for his garden and village matters.

His particular Parish Council interests include planning, community support and ensuring information reaches the village widely .

Councillor: Janine Arnold

Email: cllrarnold@willingalecouncil.org.uk

Janine  is married with three children and has lived in Willingale since 2005 She loves the peace and natural beauty of our village. Her hobbies are horse riding, cycling and long walks with her dog. She currently regularly monitors the condition of the play equipment for the council.


Councillor: David Stokes

Email: cllrstokes@willingalecouncil.org.uk


David has lived in Willingale since 2005, and joined the Parish Council in 2009.

He is actively involved in a number of facets of village life, serving as a “Community First Responder”, and supporting St Christophers’ Church, where he plays the organ from time to time.

He is a member of the Christian Growth Centre Chelmsford where he is their bassist. David works as a Credit & Risk Analyst for the Housing Finance Corporation, a not-for-profit finance company that lends to providers of social housing.

He counts gardening, DIY and bee-keeping among his hobbies!


Councillor: Peter Davies

Email: cllrdavies@willingalecouncil.org.uk


Peter has been a resident of Willingale since 1987, He is an Electrical Engineer and lives with his wife Sue in Bassetts Lane. He joined the Parish Council in 2002 and has served as Chairman from

2008 to 2010

Councillor: Stuart Bosworth

Email: cllrbosworth@willingalecouncil.org.uk

I was born in Willingale and have lived and worked on the family farm all my life. My wife, Carol and I have four children who all attended the local Primary School in Fyfield, where I served as Chair of Governors for many years.

I am currently Chairman of The F.J.Cleminson Trust for Almshouses (Ayletts), Treasurer of Willingale Village Hall and have served two terms as Chairman of Willingale Parish Council.

I am engaged with others in seeking legal registration of Willingale Cricket Field (The Glebe) as a Village Green.

Willingale has a fantastic community spirit that is enhanced by the parishioners through the variety of organisations in the Village, which makes it such an enjoyable and special place to live and work.


Councillor: Ray Booty

Email: cllrbooty@willingalecouncil.org.uk


Ray and wife Pauline moved to Willingale in 2001 and Ray joined the parish council in 2016.  

He has a particular interest in public rights of way, which encompasses footpaths, bridleways and byways, and is the chairman of Essex Local Access Forum.  

Ray is a retired business continuity consultant having worked for IBM and then HP.  

Ray’s other interests include table tennis, old Land Rovers and motorcycling.



Councillor: Liz Giblin

Email: cllrgiblin@willingalecouncil.org.uk

Liz Giblin and husband, Ian, have lived in Willingale since 2006.  Liz joined the Parish Council in 2014 to 'do her bit' and help support the community.

Liz was a Programme Manager by profession and worked in Central Government for many years undertaking a variety of roles serving in public sector offices through to delivering complex IT and Building projects.  She worked on the planning and execution of the London 2012 Olympics/Paralympics for seven years, prior to leaving the Civil Service in 2013 to pursue other interests.  Liz now runs an alpaca farm in Willingale, breeding and selling alpacas all over the Country. Liz has established and runs The Alpaca Shop, a mainly online shop, specialising in everything made from alpaca fleece and fibre.


Ray Booty