Your Councillors

Gillian Burton - Chairperson

Gillian Burton - Chairperson

Underwood Ward - Elected

Birch Grove
Underwood
NP18 2HP

01633 413752

burton_gill@hotmail.com

Register of interests

I moved onto the Underwood estate in 1960 and raised a family of three sons and one daughter. For over twenty years I have served as a Governor at Llanmartin School. I have been a member of Bishton Community Council for over forty years and at present I hold the office of Chair of the Council. I devote a great deal of time and effort to bring about change and improvement for the community which I serve.

Mike Hillman - Vice Chair

Underwood Ward - Elected

Waltwood Road
Underwood
NP18 2HP

07939 814021

conman84077@gmail.com

Register of interests

Keith Boot

Keith Boot

Underwood Ward - Co-opted

Moor View
Bishton
NP18 2EA

01633 547204

keith.boot@googlemail.com

Register of interests

Committees: Chair, Finance Committee


John Davies

John Davies

Bishton Ward - Elected

Bishton Road
Bishton
NP18 2DZ

01633 413066

j.idavies@tiscali.co.uk

Register of interests

Resided locally for over 60 years living at Bishton, Underwood and Llanwern. Working life as Electrical Power Engineer employed by Western Power Distribution /SWALEC. Now consultant to power industry. Married with 2 Daughters who attended Llanmartin Primary School, where he is on Board of Governors.

Robert Hepworth

Robert Hepworth

Underwood Ward - Co-opted

Bishton
NP18 2DZ

01633 413253

rghepworth@googlemail.com

Register of interests

Retired head of United Nations wildlife agency. Former Chair of Stop Newport Incinerator Campaign and Member of Gwent Levels Drainage Board. Member of Bishton Church project group. Adviser to wildlife charity. Councillor since 2010. Interests include planning and environment.

Anke Hillman

Underwood Ward - Elected

Waltwood Road
Underwood
NP18 2HP

01633 413616

ankeh2309@gmx.com

Register of interests

Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson

Underwood Ward - Co-opted

07447 102221

craigj31@googlemail.com

Register of interests

Craig has been an Underwood resident all his life. He attended Llanmartin Primary School as a child before going on to Caldicot Comprehensive. Craig has helped run the football team on the estate and is currently the 1st team manager.

Ian Long

Ian Long

Underwood Ward - Co-opted

Bishton
NP18 2DZ

01633 412741

ianhlong@hotmail.com

Register of interests

Now retired having taught at Chepstow Comprehensive School for 35 years. The village of Bishton has been Ian’s home for 30 years. Interests include walking, social and family history and working in stained glass.

Ben Rice

Ben Rice

Underwood Ward - Elected

Willow Drive
Underwood
NP18 2EX

07837 480097

benjaminrice86@hotmail.co.uk

Register of interests

Born and raised in Underwood. Started as Electrical Engineering Apprentice at Magor Brewery. Now Process Automation Engineer. Qualified in Personal Training & Sports Therapy. FAW C licence for youth & senior coaching. Secretary of Active Underwood. Formerly Underwood AFC youth coach. Councillor since 2015. Interests include developing local services to improve health and well-being of the community.

Sarah Waters

Underwood Ward - Co-opted

Waltwood Road
Underwood
NP18 2HP

scarysarywaters@msn.com

Graham Watts

Graham Watts

Underwood Ward - Elected

grahamwatts46@hotmail.com

Register of interests

I have lived in Underwood for over 50 years. I am a widow but I do have two sons one daughter, nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.My great interest is steam engines,vintage engines and tractors. I travel all over the country to attend events where they are displayed. I have been a councillor for four years.