Q&A: Dunmow county councillor Susan Barker

Saffron Walden county councillor Susan Barker.

Saffron Walden county councillor Susan Barker. - Credit: Susan Barker

How would you best describe your job or role in the community?

I am there to help and give advice as best I can.

How long have you lived in Saffron/Dunmow?

I have lived in High Easter since 1989 and all my life have lived and worked in Essex.

What would you do if you were mayor for a day?

I would never want to be mayor but if I was then get a sponsored flight/ hot air balloon and look down at the district from the sky.

What is your favourite landmark in the area?

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What is your favourite pub in the Saffron/Dunmow?

I don’t really do pubs except on holiday but I will nominate the Spotted Dog as it’s next door.

Which shops do you rely on in Saffron/Dunmow?

Tesco in Dunmow and the Library. Rose Garden Florist and I miss the shoe shop.

What is your favourite place to go and eat in the area?


What is a perfect day in Saffron/Dunmow for you?

Meeting people I know when out and about.

Which places in Saffron/Dunmow would you recommend to visitors?

The Maltings in Dunmow and perhaps a visit to Great Hallingbury to see how the village is affected by the airport

Who is your Saffron/Dunmow hero?

I have to say my husband.

What do you most love about Saffron/Dunmow?

The people.