Welcome to our new Parish Councillor

Lawley & Overdale Parish Council would like to welcome its new Councillor Emma Holding to the Parish Ward of Overdale and The Rock.

Following her successful co-option to the Parish Council, Councillor Holding says that she “is thrilled to be joining the Council and looks forward to serving the residents of the Parish “. Councillor Holding joins Councillor Mark Boylan for the Ward of Overdale and The Rock.

Emma’s Background

Having lived in the Parish area for 20 years, both her, now grown up, children attended the SureStart Nursery at the Carpenter Family Centre, before starting at Newdale Nursery and later Lawley Primary School.

With a huge interest and passion for children and young people’s provision, Councillor Holding was involved in

Photograph of Councillor Emma Holdin

Councillor Emma Holding

establishing a local Cub Scout group in 2014 , which later encompassed Beavers, both of which are still very much part of the local community today. She is aware of the lack of facilities for young residents and is “very keen to be involved in more projects involving young people and the community”.

Working as a Recruiter for the past sixteen years, more recently with a global technological company, she enjoys assisting people with their career path, from motivational tools to advice on CV’s and is more than happy to offer support and advice to anyone who may need it.


Contact details:

If you have an issue or any concerns and that you would like to raise with Councillor Holding please email eholding729@gmail.com

Details of future surgeries that will be taking place in Overdale and The Rock will follow shortly.


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