Nigel Wylie Carrick
Nigel Wylie Carrick is a retired British Army Officer with service in Europe, Far East, Middle East and Nepal. Recent experience included the delivery of individual and community welfare support to Gurkha veterans in Nepal, supporting youth activities with the Army and Combined Cadet Forces, including Secretary Ten Tors Challenge.
His particular interests are; the importance of improving environmental issues; sympathetic local planning; and provision of sustainable community support facilities, particularly youth activities.
He is married to Kate with two children and has lived in Shepton Beauchamp since 2007.
Specific Responsibilities: Planning, Lethbridge Recreation Committee
representative, Climate Change, Speed Indicator Device, Parish Online
Richard and his wife Karen have lived in the village for 35 years. He worked locally in the Aerospace industry, and is now happily retired. Photography and Natural History are his main hobbies, but they both enjoy exploring the footpaths and byways of the parish and beyond as well as travelling.
He joined the Parish Council in 2019, so he could represent the views of the parishioners for the good of the village, within the legislation in force at the time and, to make representation on proposals from third parties which may impact on the parish.
Specific Responsibilities: Ranger, Charity Secretary, Climate Change, Parish Online
Ed and his wife Kath have lived in the village for nearly 15 years, although he grew up in and around Shepton Beauchamp and so has had a connection all his life, which has given him a passion for the village.
He is very passionate about keeping Shepton’s history alive, so likes to be able to express opinions when planning applications come up, and any other relevant alterations, not just to preserve Shepton’s history but also allow it to move with the times. He believes that we need to have a diverse spread of knowledge and opinions within our councillors to allow Shepton to thrive and prosper.
Specific Responsibilities: Highways, Allotments
Clare works for Stags Estate Agents in Taunton and has been there for 15 years. She has lived in Shepton Beauchamp for almost 10 years with her family
She has a horse that she keeps in the middle of the village and enjoys her regular rides around this beautiful area. She is a keen gardener, growing her own vegetables at home and loves roses of which she has 27 varieties in her garden
Clare joined the parish council as she was interested in what was going on in the village and wanted play an active role in the decision-making process.
Specific Responsibilities: Planning, Parish Environment Warden
Angie has lived in Shepton Beauchamp for 23 years and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. She is passionate about the village and involved in the Church, the singing group, her partner Tom is on the Events Team and she is also one of the Trustees of the Village Hall Committee. She also runs the Village Shop.
Her son attended the wonderful village school and the village has a wonderful community spirit. We all look after each other.
She wanted to join the Parish Council to continue to support the village in different aspects from the above. It is a very positive team of people.
Specific Responsibilities: Parish Environment Warden, Planning
Andrew has lived in Shepton Beauchamp all his life as have generations before. Married to Fi, a former Parish Councillor, they share their house with their two daughters and a Wire Haired Vizsla, called Pippin.
He joined the Council in 2017 having been approached by the then Chair, and has played an active role since. Andrew has a genuine interest in the village and countryside pursuits and is very keen to see it progress and improve for all generations to enjoy without losing the special charm, feel and character that has been created over the years
Specific Responsibilities: Highways
Sarah has lived at Home Farm all her life. She is married to Graham and they have 3 daughters, 2 of which work on the family farm. They are the fourth generation of the family who have attended the village school and farmed at Home Farm.
Sarah realises how lucky we are to live in such a beautiful village and joined the Parish Council to help shape Shepton Beauchamp for the enjoyment of future generations.
Her hobbies are walking, cooking and anything to do with horses.
Specific Responsibilities: Footpaths, Charity Trustee
David was born in Darlington, County Durham, and was brought up in London and East Africa. He studied zoology and disease control at university and worked as an environmental and agricultural consultant for the UK government and the United Nations
He retired in 2013 and moved to Shepton Beauchamp with his wife,
Marianne Nord, from Oxfordshire in 2014. He is an active member of the
Cowleaze Meadow support group and a Rights of Way Volunteer with
As a member of the Parish Council, he looks forward to liaising with the Cowleaze Meadow support group, maintaining Rights of Way and addressing other environmental concerns.
Specific Responsibilities: Footpaths, Representative on Cowleaze Project, Tree Warden, Climate Change, Parish Online
Tim grew up in the village and then studied Geography at university before moving away in his early 20s to pursue his career in IT Consultancy. He moved back to Shepton Beauchamp in 2016 with his young family the oldest two of which are currently attending the village school.
Having grown up here in a family that has a long history in the village Tim recognises the strong character and history the village has while understanding this has to be balanced against the ever-changing world we live in for the benefit of all in our community.