Councillor Details

Robert Macey


Craig Emery
(Vice Chair)
01691 661779
Anthony Bird 01691 662895
Tony Broom 01691 650557
Sue Crow01691
Huw Ellis01691 650450
Neil Evans
Nigel Harness 07791 240033
Michael McKenna MBE 07565 528821
Erica Morgan01691
Simon Westwood BatePlease contact the
Clerk – 01691 886502
Steve West-Wynn 01691 657762
07814 027672

Councillor Profiles

Huw Ellis 

Huw moved to Pentre Wern in 1997. His farming career has taken him to Australia and New Zealand, Pembrokeshire and South Buckinghamshire. A Nuffield Farming Scholarship enabled him to visit Austria, Finland and Holland to gain a fuller understanding of the interaction of farming with the wider community through milk production. Prior to settling in Gobowen he was involved with the running of the farming activities of The National Society For Epilepsy for some 15 yrs.

Sue Crow

I have lived in Gobowen most of my life, I went to Gobowen School. I have three grown up children and three granddaughters. I enjoy doing Suduko puzzles and reading the newspaper every day.

I have been a Parish Councillor for over 30 years. I also served a term as a Borough Councillor. I was Clerk to St Martins’ Parish Council for 17 years. I retired in 2015.

I have been involved in many Gobowen organisations over the years:-

  • I volunteered at playschool and eventually ran it for 4 years
  •  I have been a school governor
  •  a founder member of the Gobowen Playing Field Association – which organised May Days, Bonfire nights; School holiday play days and provided equipment for the playing field.
  •  A founder member of the Roundabout magazine which has gone through several rebirths since.

I have been a volunteer at Oswestry CAB and The Orthopaedic Hospital.

Nigel Harness

Retired Histopathology Manager from The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital

Erica Morgan 

Born in the West Midlands Erica met her husband at North Shropshire Polytechnic.  She moved around Lancashire and Scotland and worked as a computer graphics studio manager until settling down in Selattyn close to her husband’s family in Chirk.

Erica and David have two children aged 16 (at WNSC) and 15 (at The Marches). Erica has been involved with her local pre-school and parents and toddler groups. She chaired the Oswestry Racecourse Management Association for four years during which time the Association completed a number of environmental and visitor information projects and continues to be a member.

Erica has been a Parish Councillor since 2004 and has found the experience most interesting and worthwhile.

She is a member of several parish sub committees, Shropshire Raynet a voluntary emergency communications response group, Vyrnwy valley riding club and Oswestry full bore shooting club.

Erica works part time as the extended school co-ordinator for both Trefonen and The Meadows Primary Schools and as Parent Support Advisor and governor at Trefonen. As well as working as the administrator for the local school cluster – Education Improvement Partnership and she is also a lead reiner and treasurer for a local Riding for the Disabled group once a week.

Any spare time is usually spent walking the dog and tidying the house and garden!

Robert Macey 

Having grown-up in Oswestry, Robert went on to study at Chester University before marrying Katie, an Assistant Headteacher at a local school and moving to Gobowen, to setup their first home together.

He currently works as a marketing and communications consultant with corporate and voluntary organisations. Robert has been involved with voluntary groups since an early age including local swimming clubs and others. He is currently serving with some local groups and committees in addition to his role as a parish councillor.

Steven West Wynn

I have been a Selattyn & Gobowen Parish Councillor now for approximately 10 years now. I was born in Selattyn and still live in the village.

My job is as a Chartered Surveyor and Project Manager working in partnership with my youngest son, I work in all areas of the country and often work away overnight.

I am a married man with four children (youngest being 36 years old) and two grandchildren.

I have enjoyed my time as a Parish Councillor and would like to continue as long as I am able.