Cllr Mike Osborne

Chairman of Studley Parish Council
contributor placeholder

Cllr Colin Summers

Parish Councillor

I am a 65-year-old Studley born-and-bred resident.

I attended Studley High School and upon leaving I started work as an apprentice carpenter. Later I decided upon a career change and moved to another company in the building industry as a trainee quantity surveyor. I remained with that large national company for over forty years and progressed to the position of Midlands Regional Director.

I married my wife Julie in 1988 and we have one child, a son, who was born in 1995.

In 2013 my wife and I established a UK medical company marketing products patented by a Swiss doctor, and we ran that company up until my retirement.

In my younger years I played football for N.I. sporting FC whose home ground was Studley Sports and Social Club. Being too old to play competitive football now I get my exercise walking our Springer Spaniel each day coupled with the occasional round of golf, which more often than not, turns out to be a long walk losing golf balls along the way.

I am honoured to have held the position of Chairman of the Parish Council working with a highly dedicated team of councillors and staff, especially through the turbulent and testing times of the Covid Pandemic.

As long as I am a councillor it is my determination to continue carrying out my duties on behalf of, and for the benefit of, the residents and community.

Cllr Chris Britt

Parish Councillor

I have now been a resident of Studley for well over 30 years, having moved here, with my wife Sonia, in 1989.  Our three daughters all attended Studley schools and still live locally.

My career began in horticultural research and evolved into agri-environmental research and consultancy.  More recently, what began as a spare time interest, with voluntary support for my three competitive swimmer daughters, has become my main job – as I have worked for various local employers as a swimming teacher and coach.  For several years I was the Head Coach at Redditch Swimming Club and, although now semi-retired, I still regularly teach at Abbey Stadium and near Stratford.

I was formerly, several years ago now, a parent governor at Studley Community Infants’ School.  For the past year or so, I have been regularly working as a volunteer at the Where Next charity’s Spernal nursery and garden centre, working with adults with learning difficulties.

As a co-opted member of Studley Parish Council, which I joined in November 2021, I serve on the Council’s Planning Committee and the management committee of Studley Sports and Social Club.  I also have specific responsibilities for Studley Library and Studley Nature Reserve.

contributor placeholder

Cllr Julie Palmer

Parish Councillor

I delivered the post in Studley for over 19 years, and made so many friends. I came back to Studley, as the Lollipop Lady in the High Street. I may not live in Studley, but it feels like my second home.

I like to sing (that’s why it rains in Studley especially at 3pm weekdays), love 60s music, talking (a lot), wearing sequins, baking, sewing and collecting Minions (Which I have over 40+ teddies and over 35+ small ones).I also like visiting charity shops!

contributor placeholder

Cllr Lee Kent


County Councillor

District Councillors