Councillors

Paul Cooper – Chairman
Paul has lived in Slip End all his life and joined the Parish Council in December 2008. Paul gained his degree in Sheffield and then worked for several pub companies. Read More
Sarah Minnighan – Vice Chairman
Sarah moved to the Parish in 1976 when her parents took over the lease on The Plough Public House in Woodside, and then subsequently moved to The Rising Sun in Read More
Trefor Hooker
May 2019 newly elected councillor – bio to follow
Paul Shaw
Paul says ‘I am a retired professor, working most of my life in Africa and the Caribbean, with a stint of twelve years as Head of the Department of Environmental Read More
Simon Patterson
Simon moved to Pepperstock in 1996, when he was recruited as company accountant for a local business. Since then he has moved with his wife Carol, to The Grove Park Read More
Carol Brennan
Carol has lived in Slip End since 2000. Previously a successful pub landlady, Carol is now a Qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) currently working in London. Carol is a member Read More
Carol Beeton
Carol says ‘I have lived in Slip End for 27 years and moved to Pepperstock in 2017, I have two married children and four grandchildren. My working life was in Read More
Peter Segal – Clerk
Peter has been our Parish Clerk since early 2010. Previously he was an Office Manager and then Sales Manager for a large International Brewing group. As well as his duties Read More

County Councillors

Eddie Perry
Central Bedfordshire Councillor
A retired business owner, Eddie has lived in this part of South Bedfordshire for over 40 years and was amongst the first residents to move into Claydown Way when those Read More
Kevin Collins
Central Bedfordshire Councillor
Kevin was first elected to Central Bedfordshire Council in 2013 in a by-election. The Ward of Caddington covers the Parishes of Caddington, Hyde, Kensworth, Slip End, Studham & Whipsnade. Kevin Read More