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Neighbourhood Council


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The Box Hill Neighbourhood Council was formed well over 30 years ago by a group of caring residents who wanted to bring together the residents of Box Hill to establish a focal point for the benefit of the whole community. We thought you might like to know who the current council members are. They are always happy to hear from you on ways the BHNC can help.

Perhaps, in more recent years B.H.N.C. is best known for organising the Box Hill Village Fair that helps provide sponsorship of various local community projects and the Christmas Carol Evening at the Village Hall. In reality this hard but enjoyable work is just part of what B.H.N.C. is about.

Over the years it has monitored development applications and proposed changes to local social
services. It has arranged public meeting for the local residents to air their views on various matters including such things as protecting this area of outstanding natural beauty from inappropriate developments, preservation of St Andrews Church built by local for local people, changes to local hospital facilities and then followed these up with representations to the appropriate authorities.

The committee members are all unpaid volunteers who give their time because they enjoy being part
of the diverse and thriving community of Box Hill.


BHNC MEMBERS
 
 
lyn_blackford.jpgLYNN BLACKFORD

Lynn moved up to Boxhill with her late husband David and small son Alex in 1985. Alex grew up and went to school locally and now lives in London. David died last year leaving just Lynn on "the hill" where she intends to stay! Since joining the BHNC she has helped organise all of the fund raising events and encouraged local companies to sponsor some of our events. Lynn owns and runs a shop in Tadworth called Number 24 selling antiques and gifts.
jeremy_john.jpgJEREMY JOHN
Jeremy has lived on Box Hill since 1987 . Jeremy's role on the BHNC is to highlight any planning issues which may be of significant importance to residents. Provides support to help run events. Jeremy runs his own business and is married with 2 children both of whom went to school locally, finally attending at the Ashcombe School in Dorking
  
julie_lever.jpgJULIE LEVER

Julie moved to Box Hill in 2007. Julie's grandparents were born on The Hill at the beginning of the 1900's. Julie's role on the BHNC is to write copy for Box Hill News, help with the organisation of events and, together with her partner, develops and maintains the Boxhill Community Web Site. Julie works for a large data solutions company in Sutton
martin_williams.jpgMARTIN WILLIAMS

Martin is Acting Chairman of the BHNC and has lived on Box Hill for 16 years with his partner Sarra and a lively springer spaniel. He represents the BHNC in liaising with local authorities, particularly where his skills as a solicitor can be used.  
 
 RHONA PORTER

Rhona moved to Box Hill in 2007 with her husband Kevin.  Rhona   Since joining the BHNC she has helped organise all of the fund raising events .