Ward Councillor for Bickleigh and Cornwood

Cllr P W Hitchins

I joined Bickleigh Parish Council in 1983 and was the Chairman between 1987 to 2012.

I was elected as the ward councillor for Bickleigh and Shaugh since 1991and am now  Ward Councillor for the newly formed Bickleigh & Cornwood.  I was the Deputy Leader of South Hams District Council in 1994 as well as between 2007 to 2011.  I was also Chairman of the Council between the years 2003 to 2004 and was re-appointed to this role for May 2014 - May 2015

I am currently Chair of the Design and Conservation Panel and Dartmoor National Park Member since 1999.

I am in the business of agricultural supply, pet food retail and concrete product manufacture and supply.

My interests range from historic buildings (I am Chairman of the Fortress Study Group (SW)); boating; DIY; rugby; football; and Dartmoor.

My family consists of two sons, two grandsons and a step grand daughter.

Name:Councillor Patrick (Bill) Hitchins
Job Title:District Councillor
Address:'The Beeches'
Bickleigh Down Road
United Kingdom
Tel:01752 705494
Political Party: Conservative
Ward:Bickleigh and Cornwood
Parishes:Bickleigh, Cornwood, Harford and Shaugh Prior
Committees:Council, Development Management Committee, Licensing Committee, Political Structures Working Group
Outside Bodies:Dartmoor National Park Authority, Tamar Estuary Consultative Forum