Bitterley Parish Council

Mr H.C.H Chance

Mr H.C.H Chance

Middleton Court,




01584 877506
Miscellaneous Information:

Parish Councillor Since: 2003

Declaration of Pecuniary Interest:  Please see Shropshire Council Website

Parish Council Committees: Planning, Personnel and Flooding

Other Committees, Council, Voluntary Work etc: Ludlow Deanery Synod (lay chairman); Bitterley with Middleton parochial church council (vice-chairman and churchwarden); Ludlow branch, Royal British Legion (past chairman) ; Clee Hill Partnership (chairman); Bitterley Parish Plan Steering Group (chairman); Ludlow and Clee Local Joint Committee (parish representative); Ludlow Patronage Board; Woodward Education Trust, Hopton Wafers (trustee); Pardoe Almshouses Charity (trustee); Ludlow Deanery Standing Committee (co-chairman); Ludlow Deanery Mission and Pastoral Committee (co-chairman); Campaign for Essential Life Skills in UK Schools (founder and chairman); Clee Hill Wardens (warden); Herefordshire and Shropshire Area Management Executive (President); Middleton Against Speeding Traffic (co-founder); Corvedale and Clee Flood Forum (parish representative); others.

Relevant expertise of personal history: 

Parish Council chairman since 2009. I have attended various training courses such as planning and being a good councillor. Other than being a full-time father, my time is taken up with voluntary work in various sectors (see above), each of which helps to inform the others.


Family:  Married since 2008 to Sara who is currently chairman of governors at Bitterley CofE Academy. We have three children, all of whom attend or will attend Bitterley school.