Council Members

Marshfield Community Council has 11 seats and is currently made up of the following Councillors:

Chair  – Mathew Taylor, Marshfield (Elected May 2017)

Chair – Finance and General Purposes Committee, Chair – Allotment Committee

Mat Taylor






Linda Southworth-Stevens, Marshfield.  (Elected May 2017)

Chair – Planning Committee

Linda - low res

Catherine Grady, St. Mellons/Castleton. (Elected May 2017)

Vice-Chairperson, Representative for One Voice Wales Area Committee

Catherine GRADY





Mike Rigby, Marshfield (Elected May 2017)

Representative for Newport CC Liaison Meeting






Susan Davies (Elected May 2017)

Sue Davies






Mark Dawkes (Co-opted September 2017)





Ron Carrie (C0-opted October 2017)





Four Vacancies


The Council has three standing Committees:

Planning Committee – Chaired by Councillor Linda Southworth-Stevens and includes all Councillors.

Finance & General Purposes Committee – Chaired by Councillor Mat Taylor and a membership of Councillor Mike Rigby and Councillor Linda Southworth-Stevens

Allotment Committee – Chaired by Councillor Mathew Taylor – All Councillors are members of the Allotment Committee plus members co-opted from allotment tenats.The Church Lane allotment site and the Marshfield Road allotment site each  have a sub-committee reporting to the main Allotment Committee.

Clerk to the Council – Gerald Thomas, 4 Kenilworth Road, Newport, NP19 8JQ.
Tel: 01633 664285.

How we keep you informed
Council notices are posted in the Community Council noticeboard opposite the shop on Marshfield Road in Marshfield, and also in the noticeboard at Castleton near the A48 footbridge.

We also put regular updates on our website and our Facebook page.  ‘Like’ the Facebook page for Marshfield Community Council to see our regular posts.

We’d love to hear from you
We value your input – if you have any views, comments or queries, please contact us.  You are also welcome to attend any of our public meetings and monthly Community Council meetings, held on the second Tuesday of each month (except August) at 7.30 pm, at Marshfield Village Hall.