New clerk for Udimore Parish Council

Barbara Balkham takes over from Nadia Florence-Marshall from January 2011

Barbara, who has been in the area for thirty years, lives in Westfield and is married with four sons. She takes a keen interest in rural community affairs, enjoys gardening and bee-keeping and in her spare time watercolour painting. She is currently Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer for Westfield Parish Council and will continue in this role alongside her new Udimore tasks. She was educated at Exeter and Brunel Universities, studied Mathematics and Physics and went on to teach at Hastings College, and Helenswood and Broomham Schools.