Norman Cavill was born at Monkton Heathfield, attending local schools before studying at Leeds.
He is married to Tricia and farms in the parish with his son Mark. Norman has represented West Monkton Ward for 36 years, has served in many positions within TDBC and is currently the representative for the Garden Town Cultural Group. As Mayor in 1991/2 he helped plan the Green Wedge between Cheddon and Monkton Heathfield and is now involved with the delivery of the County Park and Somerset Wood.
During the last four years he has been helping residents in the Monkton Heathfield development to make a place where the whole community can work and grow together.
He has been involved with the delivery of the new community hall, use of funds to assist the Village Hall and local clubs, and working with Persimmon to ensure delivery of finished infrastructure.