Your Parish Council

Doddington Parish Council

This website allows the community of Doddington to access information about your Parish Council, upcoming plans and general points of interest within the village.

It aims to keep our parishioners updated with the projects that the Parish Council are currently working on. For full information about this, you can access the minutes of the Parish Council meetings on another page within this site.


We have set up a page to keep you updated during this time

Parish Council Aims and Objectives

To provide effective, efficient and accountable local government for the parish, enabling residents to be involved in the life of the community and its future development.

To be a strong voice for residents and local businesses, working to improve the overall village area, both built and natural.

To understand and communicate the views, needs and aspirations of residents and  businesses to statutory and non-governmental bodies, as required.

Increase public involvement in the community through ensuring the parish council and its activities are open, transparent and accountable to residents.

Support local business and economic activity in the village.

Work with the District Council to provide safe, healthy and timely opportunities for recreation, leisure and education, and to provide improve and maintain play equipment and public recreation spaces.

To support the work of village voluntary organisations through practical support.

Respond to planning applications and other statutory consultations on time, ensuring that recommendations made to the District Council adhere to the village wishes, statutory regulations and the interests of the community.

Promote, within our community, activities which support the principles of environmental sustainability and an ethical society, working to help keep public places clean and safe.

Ensure that  Councillors have access to high quality training and development opportunities and that they meet all required standards.

Doddington Parish Council

Meets every second Wednesday in the month (apart from August when there is no meeting) at The Church Rooms, New Street at 7pm. The first 15 minutes of each meeting are reserved for parishioners to ask questions of the Parish Councillors. If you live in Doddington Parish, do come along to the meetings, you will be most welcome.

Chair: Ruth Hufton: Millfield Lodge, High St, Doddington, PE15 0TH Tel: 01354 740323 Email:

Vice Chair: Ian Gowler: Grove House, 22 Primrose Hill, Doddington, PE15 0SU Tel: 01354 667005 

Clerk to the Parish Council: Roger Wilkin: 24B School Lane, Manea, PE15 0JN Tel: 01354 680892 Email:


John Welcher: Washbrook Farm, Benwick Road, Doddington, PE15 0TY Tel: 01354 740442 

Ray Mason: 7 Newgate Street, Doddington, PE15 0SR Tel: 01354 740475 

Jason Shepherd: 36 Cedar Avenue, Doddington, PE15 0LD Tel: 07980 795398 

Andrea Harrison: 1 Chestnut Close, Doddington, PE15 0FL Tel: 07766 658701

Hilton Fisher:  Fountains Court, 48 Benwick Road, Doddington PE15 0TG Tel: 01354 740221

Lucy Howard: 34d Newgate Street, Doddington, PE15 0SR Tel: 07870 862709 

Karen Presland: 14 Wimblington Road, Doddington, PE15 0TL Tel: 01354 741882 or Mobile: 07429 234050 

Cambridgeshire County Council and Fenland District Council Councillor:  David Connor Tel: 01354 462690  Mobile: 07711752773 Email:

Fenland District Council Councillor: Maureen Davis 5b March Road, Wimblington, PE15 0RN Tel: 01354 741894  Mobile 07988982200 Email:

Parish Council Sub-Committee Representatives:-

  • Street Lighting:  Cllrs Harrison and Howard
  • Planning:  Cllrs Gowler, Shepherd and Fisher
  • Parish Charity:  Cllrs Welcher and Hufton
  • Risk Assessment:  All
  • Abbey Rec Ground:  Cllrs Shepherd and Hufton
  • Flag:  Cllr Welcher
  • Clock:  Cllrs Mason and Shepherd
  • Website:  Cllrs Harrison and Gowler
  • Village Maintenance:  Cllrs Hufton and Gowler
  • Cemetery:  Cllrs Mason, Gowler, Welcher, Harrison and Fisher

Parish Council liaison on related committees:

  • Burnthouse Farm Windfarm Fund:  Cllr Hufton
  • Ransonmoor Community Fund:  Cllr Harrison
  • Village Hall:  Cllrs Mason and Fisher
  • Neighbourhood Watch & Speedwatch:  Cllr Harrison