Welcome to the Parish Council

Set in rural North Hampshire, the villages of Preston Candover, Axford and Nutley make up this beautiful Parish. 

This thriving community boasts Preston Candover Primary School, the Community Store, St Mary's Church, The Purefoy Arms public house, Candover Valley Tennis Club, 1st Candover Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, Candover Valley Gardening Club and so much more.

There are seven circular rural walks, documented by Freddie Osgood and displayed on a map in the heart of Preston Candover, that provide a beautiful way of discovering this lovely part of the County.

Meet the councillors

The Councillors

The Parish Council is made up of 8 Councillors, 6 from Preston Candover, 1 from Axford and 1 from Nutley. We have vacancies so come and join us!

Paul Sadler

Chairman since May 2018, prior to this he served as Vice Chairman 

Ruth Chattell

Vice Chair since May 2018

Daphne Prosser

Elected to the Parish Council in 1974 and represents Preston Candover 

Tish Owencroft

Elected to the Parish Council in 2014 and represents Nutley

Robin Human

Co-opted to Parish Council in March 2020