In April 2019 four Parish Councillors had stood down; Veronica Packham after 30 years, 13 as Chairman, Rob Young after 24 years, plus Ruth Bailey and Dave Lorriman.
In the May 2019 elections eight candidates, all currently serving councillors, who were nominated through the B&NES organised system to stand as Parish Councillors for Timsbury Parish Council, were returned unopposed without an election on 2nd May as a result of there being less than the 13 places available, which was based on the current electorate of 2,057.
Those re-elected Cllrs are: Mary-Anne Ansell, Sheila Clark, David Collett, Mike Horler, Ray Merchant, Derek Wheeler, and also Josie Pownall who was elected Chairman and Stan Martin as Vice Chairman.
At the same time in May 2019 four eligible residents were co-opted to the Parish Council: Victoria Ansell, Janet Durk, Jem Moore and Stacey Pottinger.
In June 2019 another eligible resident was co-opted, Sean Stephenson-McGall, so filling the remaining vacancy.
In May 2021 Josie Pownall was re-elected Chairman and KC Bradley was elected Vice Chairman. Following resignations by Mike Horler and Stan Martin and following advertisement of vacancies Mike Foster was co-opted to the Council.
In July 2021 one eligible resident was elected to the Parish Council: Debbie Murphy
In October 2021: another eligible resident was co-opted, Nick Lewis.
In February 2022: Victoria Ansell stood down as a councillor which leave two vacancies to be filled by co-option
In May 2022 Josie Pownall was re-elected as Chairman and KC Bradley was re-elected as Vice Chairman.
See the full list of Parish Councillors here.
For anyone interested in becoming a Parish Council further information can be found here.