John Overton

District councillor - Poringland and The Framinghams ward
He gets things done in the parishes of Poringland • Framingham Pigot • Framingham Earl

John spent 20 years as the Chairman of Arkwright’s Community Association a registered charity who were the original driving force behind the providing of the New Community Centre in Overton’s Way, and then the last few years with the project Committee to see a vision born in 1989 completed. John has worked hard as a organiser of the highly successful event held in Poringland called “Gig and Sparks in the Park” attracting 1000’s of people from all over the County. John is Chairman of Poringland Wanderers F.C. and Poringland Wanderers Youth F.C., he is also Chairman of Eastern Rivers Neighbourhood Area the highly successful grant funding body and was responsible for delivering £31500.00 pounds of funding to local Community groups in the ERNA. John is also a Non – Executive Director on the Board of Saffron Housing based in Long Stratton.