Committee

 

Chairman:  Ed Langridge

 

Ed moved to the village from Tunbridge Wells in 1982. In 2008 he became a councillor for Speldhurst Parish and chaired several of the committees. He is currently deputy chair of the locally based 3H charity which helps around 600 disabled children, adults and their carers get a holiday away. He founded the All Saints' Church Friends Group, the Langton Green Car Club and is co-owner of Langton Life magazine. Having been a past committee member of the Rural Society, Ed re-joined the committee in 2015 having stepped down from the Parish Council in the same year.

 

Secretary:  Ally Morris      LGRS.Secretary@gmail.com

 

Membership Secretary:  Helen Fuller      LGVS.Membership@gmail.com

 

Helen moved to the Village in 1989 and joined the Society Committee in February 1999 as our Membership Secretary.

 

Treasurer:  David Brimlow    

 

David has lived in Langton Green since 1988. He joined the Committee as its new Treasurer in 2013. He has been instrumental in moving the Society away from door to door collections and on to the standing order method of subscription payments. He also organises our newsletters which the Society now send out by email.

 

Webmaster:  Stuart Smith      LGVS.Webmaster@gmail.com

 

Stuart has lived in Langton Green since 1991, having moved to the village from Tunbridge Wells. He joined the Committee in 2013 and now takes responsibility for maintaining the Langton Green Village website, which he completely redesigned and built towards the end of 2015. He also serves as a Trustee for the Langton Green Charitable Trust, which owns and operates the Village Hall.

 

Village Fete Coordinator:  Deborah Hargreaves      Langtongreenfete@gmail.com

 

Debbie joined in the second half of 2014 as the new chair of the Fete working group. Do please email her if you are able to assist us on the working group. Debbie also helps out with the Girl Guides in the Village.

 

Pam Morris:  Langton Green has been Pam's home since 1988. For much of the next 20 years she lived overseas with her diplomat husband, returning frequently to the village. Since his retirement in 2008 she is enjoying living in the village permanently and getting more involved in local activities. Pam helps decide on our awarding of the student grants each year.

 

Lyn DollimoreLyn has lived in the Village for over 30 years and is our quiz organiser, which is held at the Village Hall normally in February or March each year.

 

Jeremy StiringJeremy has also lived in the Village for over 30 years and takes a keen interest in the current 'hot topic' of Gatwick; both with the airport's expansion and with the narrowing of the flight arrival paths over west Kent. He is our ears and eyes with the other  protest groups in Kent and Sussex. Jeremy's wife currently writes the weekly Village update for the K&S Courier.

 

Neil Barrington-JohnsonNeil and his family moved to Langton Green in 2002. Whilst his family remained here Neil spent several of the following years living overseas, returning full time to the Village in 2011. Having helped with the Village Fete for several years on visits home, in 2011 he joined, and continues to be a part of, the Fete working group. Neil joined the Village Society Committee in 2014. He is also the Chairman of Speldhurst Parish Council.

 

Peter BrownPeter moved from Lancashire to Tunbridge Wells in 1980 and lived in Culverden Down until 2003 before moving to Langton Green. Peter became involved in Neighbourhood Watch in Langton Green in 2005 and is the Area Coordinator. He also has NhW responsibilities in the Tunbridge Wells Borough, and is Secretary of the West Kent Neighbourhood Watch Association. He was on the Speldhurst Parish Council for several years from 2007. He became our chairman at the 2014 AGM, the same time as when the Rural Society became the Village Society, subsequently 'retiring' from the post in May 2016.  

 

David Meynell:  David and his wife, Elizabeth, moved to Langton Green from Bromley in early 2015 to be close to their daughter and family. He is a retired senior Police Officer and former trustee of two national charities. He joined the Committee in 2016.

 

Alex Brown:  Alex has been actively involved in the Village since her daughter attended Langton Green Primary School. She works for a locally based charity, is part of the All Saints Sunday School team and is the Langton Green Guides leader. 

 

 

 

 

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