Council Members

Arnside Parish Council currently has vacancies for another member.  Please contact us if you would like to apply for co-option or would like to know more about becoming a Councillor.


Members Responsibilities

Members represent the Council on a number of different local groups and are given key specialist areas of interest within the Council.  These responsibilities are listed in full here.  Members Responsibilities 2019  

Current Members

Please contact members using the details below if you have any matters concerning Arnside that you would like to raise


Peter Smillie

Responsible for; Highways, Public Transport , HR, Tree Preservation, the contractor who does our work, Playing Field Advisory Group (Chair).

APC Representative on; Cumbria Association of Local Councils(CALC) and Beetham Exhibition Trust.

  Tel: 01524 762341  


  Declared interests and training (SLDC site)  
Helen Chaffey

Responsible for: Allotments, Public Transport, Community Group Liaison, HR

APC representative on: Arnside Wellbeing group, Arnside Voluntary Bus Scheme

  Tel: 01524 762395  
  Declared Interests (SLDC site)  

Vice Chair

David Brockbank


Responsible for: Contractor, Footpaths and Highways, Pier & Foreshore, Public Conveniences, Playing Field, Tree Preservation and Verges.


  Tel: 01524 762471  
  Declared interests (SLDC site)  
Clive Christensen

Responsible for: Health and Safety, Contractor, Public conveniences, Tree Preservation and Verges, Community Group Liaison.

APC representative on: Burton in Kendal Foundation, Beetham Exhibition Trust

   Tel: 01524 761393  
   Declared Interests (SLDC website)  
Michael Mann Responsible for: IT, Police Liaison, Public Conveniences, Pier & Foreshore.  
  Tel:0771 1447773  
   Declared Interests (SLDC Website)  
Keith Halford

Responsible for: Public Conveniences, Public Transport, Grant & Funding.

APC representative on: AONB Executive Committee and Cumbria Association of Local Councils (CALC).


  Tel: 0780 839 1203   
  Declared Intersts (SLDC Website)   

 Members' Registered Interests

A register of interests declared by members is published by SLDC at: