Community Council Members

Brian Higgs – Chairperson


Brian is a retired production director of a large whisky company who has lived in Lower Rafford for 30 years.





To be confirmed

Secretary – Howard Davenport


Howard is recently retired the offshore energy sector, has lived in Rafford for over 35 years and enjoys cycling and the great outdoors.




Treasurer – Anna Gatward


Anna lives in Rafford and works as a bookkeeper but is also a keen horse rider and enjoys getting out in the surrounding countryside with her two dogs.




Tony Pinner


Tony is a retired local business man who has lived near Upper Rafford for 10 years.

Hilary Rolton

Hilary’s working life was spent in Glasgow as a Biochemist, first in research and then in one of the hospitals in the north of the city.  She has lived in Dunphail for 10 years and enjoys walking and Natural History such as birds and botany She also enjoys attending music venues and Scottish Country Dancing classes.  Her interest in Natural History has taken her to remote places in Eurasia, America and Africa.

Stewart McCracken

Stewart McCracken                


Stewart is a retired RAF wing commander having served for 35years. He has lived in Rafford for over 9yrs and enjoys competing in his classic racing  Triumph TR7V8.






All members are volunteers who want to help with achieving the best for Finderne

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