The Steering Group holds monthly meetings, open to the public. An agenda will be published on this site a week before the meeting.
Directions: Fernygrove Farm Barn, RG42 6HN Click here for Google Maps link.
Agenda and Minutes
All agreed agendas and minutes are available to download from the Documents page.
Who’s who on the Steering Group
STEVE ADAMS – CHAIRMAN
Resident in Bray Parish since 2005, past Parish Councillor, a Friend of Jesus Hospital, helped in resisting the proposal to close this important part of our Parish. Communicant member of St.Michaels. Member of Maidenhead and Bray Cricket Club.
A home owner and resident in the Parish of Bray since 1995, Chris has been a Parish Councillor since 2004 and is currently Vice Chairman of Bray Parish Council and Vice Chairman of the District Association of Parish Councils (DALC). Being retired enables him to be involved with many local societies and charitable organisations including Bray in Bloom.
I have lived in Holyport for 20 years albeit in 3 houses. My whole career has been spent in the food industry primarily with Heinz and Rank Hovis McDougall. Wanting to give something back to the village I spent 10 years as a Parish Councillor ending up as Chairman. In May 2011.
I was elected as a Borough Councillor for Bray and subsequently retired from the Parish Council. I am deputy lead member responsible for Sustainability and also sit on the Development Control Panel and the Rural Forum. I am also Chairman of the Community Council for Berkshire and a trustee of both the Pooles and Rings charity and the Spoore Merry and Rixman charity. I am passionate about Holyport and the protection of the Green Belt.
A fourth generation farmer born in the Parish in 1951, William is a resident and landowner living and working in agriculture in Drift Road, Hawthorn Hill, and has family working locally in agriculture. He has a passionate interest in maintaining a viable and sustainable rural aspect to the surrounding countryside. William is currently chairman of Berks, Bucks and Oxon National Farmers Union, and a keen supporter of all sports.
Resident of Oakley Green for over 20 years, and member of the Oakley Green and Fifield Residents’ Association committee throughout that time. He has worked in the finance industry for his whole career, and currently runs a European rolling stock leasing company. Strong supporter of the Green Belt, and keen cyclist and walker.
Born and raised in Hong Kong I moved to the borough in 1997, and to Holyport in 2000. A mother of 2 teenage daughters that have both attended the local primary school and are now studying at Newlands Girls school. For a few years I worked in the local hospitality industry in both Holyport and Bray, before joining O2, in Slough, in 2004. I have frequently helped at the annual village fair and been Chairman of the local school PTA but wanted to get more involved with the Neighbourhood Plan.
A homeowner and resident of the Borough for over 30 years, Roger moved to Holyport in 2006. After a career in various Finance roles in Industry, he now specialises in providing forensic accounting services to large businesses. Roger is a strong supporter of the Green Belt.
A homeowner and resident in the parish currently living in Oakley Green for the last 12 years and previously living in Holyport. He is a self-employed business consultant with interests in sport and property. He is a member of the Oakley Green and Fifield Residents Association, and is a mentor for the Princes Trust.
Leo lives in Holyport and represents the residents of Bray Ward in the Royal Borough. He is a member of these Committees:
- Maidenhead Development Control Panel (Vice-Chairman)
- Planning and Housing Overview & Scrutiny Panel
and these outside bodies.
- Charles Davis Trust
- Campaign to Protect Rural England – Windsor & Maidenhead Branch
- Joint Strategic Planning Committee
- Poole’s and Ring’s Charities
- South East Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
- Spoore, Merry & Rixman Foundation
A Resident of Tithe Barn who has served two terms as a Parish Councillor and is currently Chairman of Bray Parish Council. Ken is also very involved with the Maidenhead Lions.