Councillor: Jean Prevost
Jean has lived in Matching Tye for 48 years and is married with 3 sons. She has always been involved with village life, helping to start the first Matching play group, was Matching Cub Scout Leader, member of the Committee which developed Jubilee Field in Matching Tye, and is the current Chairman of the Matching Village Hall Management Committee. She has been a bell ringer at Matching Church for 25 years and is a member of the Matching Hand Bells team. She was Chairman of Matching Parish Council for 4 years in the 1980's. Before retiring she worked for Social Care in the Harlow Child Protection team. Her hobbies are needlework, reading, crosswords and lunching with friends.
Telephone (012179) 731517
Councillor: Joan Bowerman
Joan has lived in Matching since 1968, and is very involved with village life. She has been a Councillor for 20 years, and is also a member of the Parochial Church Council, the W. I., and secretary of the Matching Village Hall Management Committee. Life is pretty busy, with hobbies being horses, flower arranging, singing and bell-ringing, but enjoys council work most of all as it is very varied. It also enables her to meet other parishioners and try to help with any concerns they may have.
Telephone: (01279) 731214
Councillor: John Binder
John was born at Number 8 Parkside, Matching Tye, moved to Chalkpits, Matching Green and now still lives in the village in The Colvers. He is happily married to Angela and has two daughters, Nicola & Lisa. For the past 30 years he has worked as a self employed plasterer.
John, his brother, father, and grandparents all attended the village school. He has played for both the football team and the cricket club, still takes an active interest in them and is a keen member of The Fox Golf Society.
He is involved with the Council to help manage, protect and improve the local parish for future generations and is a past Chairman of the Council
Telephone: (01279) 731564
Councillor: Richard Morgan
Richard has lived in Matching all his life and farms in partnership with his brother. He has been a District Councillor for Matching and the surrounding areas for 30 years. He has been a member of Matching Parish Council since 2006 and is also a Sheering Parish Councillor.
He was a local magistrate, a founder member of both Harlow Tye Rotary Club and Matching Green Classic and Sports Car Club and has always been keen to support the Village Hall and local community.
Telephone: (01279) 731243
Councillor: Paul Moulds
Paul was co-opted onto the Parish Council on 5th January 2009 following the resignation of Stuart Tinney and subsequently elected in May 2011. He has lived in the Village for 17 years and is a member of the Village Hall Management Committee. Paul is our current Chairman and can often be seen walking his dog around Matching Green
Telephone (01279) 437735
Councillor: Michael Taylor
Michael is 45 years old, married to Stephanie and has lived in Matching Tye for nearly eight years. He has over 25 years experience in the financial services industry, specialising in social housing and commercial property lending. His interests include gardening, cooking, golf and being a member of the Matching Green Classic & Sports Car Club. Michael was elected as a Parish Councillor on 18th March 2010.
Telephone (01279) 739181
All of our councillors take an active interest in our community and pursue any concerns raised by parishioners, but we ask you to please let us know of any problems in order that we can follow them up. Contact your Councillor or the Parish Clerk via email or telephone.
Councillor Tracey Graham
Tracey is the newest member of our council having been co-opted in April 2013. She lives in Hull Green with her husband and family.
She was instrumental in the setting up, and is an active co-ordinator for, Neighbourhood Watch
Telephone 07949 296645
Parish Clerk: Ernie Fenwick: 01279 730770: firstname.lastname@example.org