John M Ward

Norfolk County Councillor for Sprowston
Broadland District Councillor for Sprowston East

John has been a District Councillor since 2007, and has been a passionate champion for the people of Sprowston. In this time he has shown dedication for the people in his ward and now serves on the Environmental Excellence Panel and Planning Committee. In addition to his work on Broadland District Council, John has (and continues to) serve on Norfolk County Council, and as the Mayor of Sprowston. Having retired from a successful career, John now dedicates his time to bettering the lives of his residents. Locally, he's worked to oversee the transformation of the Sprowston Diamond Centre, taking it from an unused school and turning it into a vibrant community hub that houses popular recreational, childcare and commercial facilities to better the lives of families and businesses across Sprowston. In Norfolk, John is the Chairman of the Joint Museums Committee, overseeing and improving the ten museums across our fantastic county and ensuring the preservation of their fascinating exhibitions for the benefit of future generations. 

If you are a resident of his, and wish to speak to John about an issue affecting you then you can contact him on his details below or visit his councillor website for full details.


telephone: 01603 431146



50 Years of County Service

Image: Pre social distancing photo earlier this year: Ian Mackie (Thorpe St Andrew, 15 years), Karen Vincent (Old Catton, 3 years), John Ward (Sprowston, 11 years), Shelagh Gurney (Hellesdon, 19 years) and John Fisher (Woodside, 3 years)

Happy Polling Day - 50 Years of County Service 

See Also

John Fisher

Norfolk County Councillor for Woodside
Broadland District Councillor for Thorpe St Andrew North West

John has been a councillor since 1999, and has served in his role for twenty years.

Karen Vincent

Norfolk County Councillor for Old Catton
Broadland District Councillor for Sprowston West

Karen has been a councillor since 2015, and has demonstrated enormous enthusiasm for the Council in doing all she can to improve it and make services work better in the interest of her residents.

Ian Mackie

Norfolk County Councillor for Thorpe St Andrew
Broadland District Councillor for Thorpe St Andrew North West

First elected to Broadland District Council in 2004 for Thorpe St Andrew North West and as Thorpe St Andrew County Councillor in 2005. Town Mayor in 2016-2018, Ian has been at the heart of local community life and the county for over 15 years.

Shelagh Gurney

Norfolk County Councillor for Hellesdon
Broadland District Councillor for Hellesdon North West

Shelagh has been a councillor since 1997, and has served in her role for over twenty two years.