Councillor James Edwards

Title: Portfolio Holder for Economic and Community Development

Party: Conservative

Ward: Haslemere Critchmere and Shottermill

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Contact information

Home address: 
18 The Moorings
Headley Road
GU26 6SD

Phone:  01428 608184

Bus. email:

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 03/05/2007 -

Additional Information

Jim Edwards has lived in the local area for 38 years. After a fulfilling Army career, he joined a retail company rising to Director and for 19 years he ran Basix Weyhill, employing and serving the local people. He retired in 2013.


Jim is currently Chair of Governors at Shottermill Infants School, involved with Haslemere Border Athletic Club, a UKA Athletics Coach, and been Chairman/Vice Chairman for the last 25 years.


Jim is a keen golfer and long distance/marathon runner. My last marathon being New York in 2005 and I also ran the Great South Run.


Jim is a Haslemere Town Councillor for the Shottermill Ward and his concerns are for all residents and businesses within the community, particularly those in the Weyhill area. He runs a regular residents surgery fortnightly within The Orchard Club.


Jim will be implementing a personal action plan to address both the concerns of all residents and the imbalances of investment at both town and borough level when compared to other areas.