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John Aston

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Annual report and review 2023/2024

Name of Member: Councillor John Aston

Ward: Aggborough & Spennells

Section 1: Attendance at Council, Committee and Sub-Committee meetings

Name of Committee No. of meetings held during the year No. of meetings attended
Council 5 5
Licensing & Environmental 5 5
Overview & Scrutiny 1 1
Planning 8 7

The calendar of meetings is agreed at the beginning of each municipal year. Occasionally the need arises for additional meetings to be arranged at short notice which not all Members are able to attend due to previous commitments. The table shows only the meetings in the agreed municipal calendar: additional meetings are ignored.

This represents an overall attendance of 95%

Other attendance Number

Period of Extended Absence, (e.g. Maternity leave/Sick leave):


Number of meetings attended as a substitute:


Section 2: Mandatory Training Completed

Training Activity Date attended
Licensing Training 25-05-2023
Code of Conduct - training guidance slides and LGA Link 13-03-2024

Other training Number of modules completed
Core e-learning
Additional e-learning
Cyber security training

Section 3: Community Involvement

Prostate Cancer Group
Wyre Forest Dog Rescue
Cancer Research Support
Stone Parish Council
Kidderminster Town Council

Section 4: Assisting Constituents

I carry out Ward work on a day to day basis and work with a team of volunteers delivering regular independent newsletters around the area. I have regular contact with constituents to discuss ward problems. I have supported Friends of Heronswood Primary School, Wyre Forest Dog Rescue and Kidderminster & Worcestershire Prostate Cancer Group with my Community Leadership Funding for this year. I also arrange street cleaning and grass cutting for the ward.

Section 5: Supplementary Information

During my time as Chair of Wyre Forest District Council (WFDC) for the 2021/22 municipal year, I raised 3,500 for Marie Curie.
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John Aston


Contact Details
23 Fieldfare Court

DY10 4TT

Telephone: 01562 755405
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Committee Membership

Licensing and Environmental Committee
Planning Committee