at the Meeting of the Council on 21st October expressed their appreciation
for Tom’s contribution and presented him with wine and a signed mini
cricket bat in recognition of his love of cricket.
Andrew Davies Chairman of the Parish Council said: “It is with regret
that the Parish Council have accepted the resignation of Councillor T.
Rooks who having reached the age of 80 feels it is now the time to step
down to enable a younger member of the community to take on the role.
Tom’s wise words and loyal support will be sorely missed”.
T. Rooks served as a Councillor for over 20 years. For most of those years
as the Chairman of the Greens Committee with responsibility for keeping
parish grassed areas cut and supervising the highway grass cutting
undertaken under delegated powers from the Royal Borough.
also served as a Parish Council representative on the Parochial Charities
and through his love of cricket contributed to the development of the
village Cricket Club where he served in many roles resulting in being
appointed the Club President.