Meet the councillors
Cllr Brian Hull
Brian is married to Amanda, (also a Town Councillor) and has three children two of whom attend local schools, while his eldest daughter is studying at the University of Northampton.
A local lad, Brian has lived in Stapleford all of his life and works in Long Eaton.
Newly elected to the Town Council in 2015, for the South East Ward Brain will represent the Town Council at the Dig In Project.
Cllr David (Dave) Pearson
Dave was born in Stapleford in 1949 and knows the local are well. He attended Wm Lilley, Fairfield and Bramcote Hills Grammar School. This was followed by a period at Leeds University, where he gained a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Following University, Dave worked locally for Rediffusion for some 15 years as an engineering trouble shooter. He then retrained as a Physics and Maths teacher and worked at several secondary schools in London before returning to Stapleford a number of years ago.
Originally co-opted onto the Council in 2006 before being elected to represent the South East Ward in 2007, 2011 and 2015, Dave is a Member of Stapleford Alliance and is the Leader of the Town Council.
Cllr Mrs Amanda Hull
Amanda is married to Brian, (also a Town Councillor) and has three children two of whom attend local schools, while her eldest daughter is studying at the University of Northampton.
For the last 14 years Amanda has lived in Stapleford and works at a local garage. She is well known for her involvement with fund raising activities and work with the local scout movement.
Community spirited, Amanda has been a driving force in establishing a new Carer's Support Group for families with children who have special needs
Amanda was first elected to the Town Council in 2011 and was re-elected in 2015. Serving as Town Mayor during the previous administration Amanda has now taken on the role of Deputy Leader and is a Member of Stapleford Alliance and represents Stapleford North. A keen supporter of Dig In Mandy also enjoys working on her allotment.
Cllr Paul Ensor
Paul is married to Sharon, also a newly elected Town Councillor. A Nottinghamshire lad, Paul has lived in Stapleford for the last six years and has two children.
Newly elected to the Town Council in May 2015 Paul is a member of Stapleford Alliance and represents Stapleford South East Ward.
Busily employed by a major food retailer when he has free time Paul enjoys painting and model making. An active member of Ilkeston Theatre Company he has served as the treasurer of this organisation for the last four years.
Cllr Robert Browne
Robert,(Bob) arrived in Nottingham in 1984 to undertake a nursing course in Intensive Care; met his future wife in Queen's Medical Centre and stayed. 25 years ago the family moved to Stapleford were his three adult children grew up attending local schools.
First elected to the Town Council at the local elections in 2015, for the Stapleford South East Ward, Bob is a member of Stapleford Alliance. He hopes to become involved in issues relating to the environment, sustainable transport, health and regeneration of local businesses. Bob would also like to see a wider representation within local politics and not just the three main parties represented.
Involved in a very intensive area of The Health Service at QMC, when Bob has any free time he enjoys running, walking the dog and real ale.
Cllr Mrs Sharon Ensor
Sharon is married to Paul, also a newly elected Town Councillor and has two children.
Newly elected to the Town Council in May 2015 Paul is a member of Stapleford Alliance and represents Stapleford North Ward. Sharon will represent the Town Council on Broxtowe Women's Project.
Employed by a charity as a volunteer co-ordinator in her free time Sharon is a member of Ilkeston Theatre Company and enjoys making jewellery. An animal lover Sharon hopes to shortly rekindle her interest in horse riding.
Cllr Mrs Susan (Sue) Roome
Sue has lived in Stapleford all her life and has been married to Bob for forty six years. A proud grandmother of four, Sue's three sons were educated at local schools.
For many years Sue worked, supporting young people with Special Needs at the Arthur Mee Centre, now retired Sue volunteers at the Helpful Bureau, Stapleford. Committed to Stapleford she has been newly elected to the Town Council representing Stapleford North and is a member of Stapleford Alliance.
When she has time Sue enjoys pursuing her hobbies: reading, puzzles, knitting and of course spending quality time with her grandchildren. Sue admits to being a Notts County fan.
Elected to the post Deputy Town Mayor for the municipal year 2015/16 Sue is looking forward to representing the Town Council in this capacity.