Chris Savill

Chris Savill is our groundsman who actively works around the town in all weathers providing undertaking the ground maintenance and upkeep of:

  • Carron Lane Recreation Ground
  • Carron Lane Cemetery
  • Mowing around South Pond and along Jubilee Park*
  • Grass mowing near the Grange Car Park*
  • Grass mowing St Ann’s Hill*
  • Parish Church closed Graveyard*

*Maintenance undertaken under contract on behalf on CDC.


Carol Lintott

A town councillor since 2007, Carol was unanimously nominated as Chairman of Midhurst Town Council for the civic year 2020/2021.

Carol Lintott is a lifelong resident of Midhurst who attended school in the town and started her working life here. Carol now runs a consultancy business providing Project and Interim Management solutions to the Financial Services sector. She is passionate about Midhurst, its inhabitants economy, infrastructure and community spirit.

Carol is a committee member of the Finance, Asset and Policy Committee and represents the council on the board of trustees for the Pest House and Town Trust charities. She is also a Justice of the Peace, Chairman of Midhurst Stoolball Club, Vice Chairman of Midhurst Youth Club management committee and a Trustee of the pavilion at Cowdray Ruins sports ground.

Carol sits across all of the committees in her role as Chairman of the Town Council

Jeanette Sutton

Jeanette Sutton is Vice Chairman of Midhurst Town Council for the civic year 2020/2021. She sits across all the committees.

Jeanette Sutton has lived in Midhurst or Easebourne since 1991. She has been a councillor in Easebourne, Chair of the Governors of Easebourne Primary School and was Head of Art at Midhurst Grammar School and Midhurst Rother College until 2011. Jeanette volunteers for the Community Programme at Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, is a founding member of the Midhurst Angels and is an accomplished artist and designer when she finds the time. She is a Trustee of the Pest House Charity. She is married with one daughter.


David Coote

Rev David Coote was co-opted to the town council in April 2012. He moved to Midhurst on retirement as a Methodist minister in 2010. Before ministry he was a quantity surveyor and has wide experience of both church and community life. He is a director Midhurst Community Land Trust and of Whitmore Vale Housing Association accommodation and supported living for people with learning disabilities. He is active in Midhurst Methodist Church and in the wider life of the Methodist Church.

David is Chair of the Planning Committee and Council representative on the Midhurst Community Transport Group.

David is keen for the council to do what it can to enable Midhurst to continue to be an attractive and commercially vibrant town along with the development of a thriving, caring and harmonious community life.



Gordon McAra

A resident of Midhurst for over 35 years, Gordon is interested in planning and townscape. He is vice-chair of the Planning and Infrastructure Committee.  Professionally he worked in the investment and communications industries.  Gordon has been Chichester District Councillor for Midhurst since 2010 and was also County Councillor for Midhurst. He is also a director of Midhurst Community Land Trust which is currently developing affordable housing for the town and surrounding area.

Glyn Upjohn

Glyn Upjohn has lived in Midhurst for 28 years and has been involved in community activities for much of that time. He has been a Midhurst Town Councillor for ten years and serves on the Community & Environment and Planning and Infrastructure Committees.

His career was in Sales & Marketing and he ran his own locally based distribution company for many years. Presently he is part of a fundraising team for two local hospices.

Debbie Smallman

Debbie Smallman has been a resident of Midhurst area for 30 Years. She loves nature and the environment, wanting to safeguard the beauty of this area for her grandchildren and beyond. She can often be seen out litter picking with her group, Les Gilets Verts.