Within Carlton we are very lucky to have six Councillors represeting our village, depending on where abouts in Carlton you live will depend on which three cover your area. Click here for a list of contact details.To help you get to know them they have kindly wrote a little bit about themselves to share with you.
If you live in the Royston Ward your Councillors are:
Caroline Makinson – I’ve been a councillor since 2013 , so for 3 years now, and enjoying my roles both in the Labour Party and the local community. I’m married with 4 grown up children and 7 grandchildren, and enjoy my role of nannan! When I get time – I enjoy renovating old furniture, walking and gardening.
If you live in the Monk Bretton Ward your Councillors are
Margaret Sheard – I have lived in the area all my life. I had my Christening at Carlton Church.
I enjoy reading history books, fiction and non fiction books. I like to get out and about with in the community taking part in gardening activites.
During the past 18 years that I have been a Councillor I have been extremely activing within the ward getting to know my residents, delivering newsletters and christmas cards to name some of the many activites I am involved in. I have been a member of the labour party for about 40 yrs. I hold a surgery in Carlton on the third week of each month.
I have been a Councillor for Monk Bretton since 2012, having lived there for 28 years. I decided to become a Councillor because I am passionate about Monk Bretton and its community. As well as being a councillor, I have been a self-employed plasterer for the last 42 years. In my free time, I enjoy walking, fundraising and going to see the Reds on the weekends.