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Mayor & Councillors

2018/2019

Mayor: Councillor Chris Parsons MBE

Mayoress: Mrs Jan Parsons

Deputy Mayor: Councillor Julian Palfrey

To see the ward boundaries within Pershore please download the map


Councillor Profiles - St Andrews Ward


Cllr David Annis was elected to Pershore Town Council in 2014 and re-elected in May 2015. Cllr Annis sits on the Cemetery Committee.He is the Town Council's representative for Pershore Football Club. He can be contacted on 01386 553164 or email councillorannis@btinternet.com

Cllr Julie Hemming was co-opted to Pershore Town Council on 25th September 2017. Councillor Hemming sits on the Planning Committee and is Vice Chairman of the Finance & Property Committee. She can be contacted through the Town Hall on 01386 561561, where the council staff will be pleased to forward any details to her.

Cllr Chris Parsons MBE is our current Mayor. He was elected to Pershore Town Council in 1987 and is the longest serving member of the Council. During that time, he has served as Mayor for 8 terms of office. He currently sits on all committees. Cllr Parsons is also the Town Council’s Emergency Planning Officer and is part of the Management Group. He can be contacted on 01386 561561, where the staff will be pleased to pass him your details.

Cllr Robert Speight was co-opted to the Town Council in 2011 and re-elected in May 2015. Cllr Speight is Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee and also sits on the Amenities & Environment Committee, the Finance & Property Committee and the Tourism Committee. He is also the Town Council’s representative on the Citizens Advice Bureau. Cllr Speight can be contacted on 01386 556772.

Cllr Charles Tucker has been a town councillor since 1984 with a four year break from 1999 – 2003. He is also a district councillor at Wychavon District Council. Cllr Tucker was Mayor from 2012 to 2014 and currently sits on the Amenities & Environment Committee, the Finance and Property Committee and the Cemetery Committee. He also sits on the Internal Monitoring Group. Cllr Tucker can be contacted on 01386 462441.

Cllr Derrick Watt was elected to the Town Council in 2011 and re-elected in May 2015. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Finance and Property Committee Committee and is a member of the Internal Monitoring Group. He is the Town Council’s representative for Pershore Volunteer Centre. He can be contacted on 01386 550532.

Cllr Matthew Winfield was elected to the Town Council in 2013 and re-elected in 2015. He is currently Chairman of the Amenities and Environment Committee and also sits on the Planning Committee. Cllr Winfield is a member of the Internal Monitoring Group.
He can be contacted on 01386 561561 where the staff will be pleased to pass him your details.

Cllr Valerie Smith was co-opted to the Town Council in July 2015 to fill the vacancy left following the May elections. Cllr Smith is Chairman of the Finance & Property Committee and sits on the Cemetery Committee and Planning Committee. She can be contacted through the Town Hall on 01386 561561 where staff will be pleased to pass on your details, or email her at val.addison@hotmail.co.uk.


Councillor Profiles - Holy Cross Ward

Cllr Peter Brookbank was elected to the Town Council in May 2015. He is currently Chairman of the Cemetery Committee and Vice Chairman of the Amenities & Environment Committee. He also sits on the Planning Committee. He can be contacted on 01386 552692 or email: peteratpershoretc@outlook.com

Cllr David Goodyear was elected to the Town Council in May 2015. He can be contacted on 01386 561561 where staff will be pleased to pass on your details.

Cllr Bob Gillmor was co-opted to the Town Council in 2011 and re-elected in May 2015. Cllr Gillmor is Chaiman of the Planning Committee and Vice Chairman of the Cemetery Comittee. He also sits on the Amenities & Environment Committee . He can be contacted on 01386 556685 or email him at bobgillmor@gmail.com

Cllr Richard Grantham was co-opted to the Town Council in 2011 and re-elected in May 2015. He currently sits on the Amenities and Environment Committee and the Planning Committee. He is the Town Council’s representative on the Riverside Trustee Board.
He can be contacted on 01386 553369.

Cllr Julian Palfrey has served on the Town Council from 1987 to 1999 and since 2007. He was re-elected in May 2015 and is our current Deputy Mayor. He is part of the Management group. He sits on the Amenities and Environment Committee and the Cemetery Committee and is the Town Council’s representative on the Council for the Protection of Rural England. Cllr Palfrey is also the Council’s Public Transport representative. He can be contacted on 01386 561561 where staff will be pleased to pass on your details.

Cllr Tony Rowley was elected to the Town Council in 2012 and re-elected in 2015. Cllr Rowley is currently Chairman of Wychavon District Council. He sits on the Town Council's Finance and Property Committee and Twinning & Tourism Committee. He can be contacted on 01386 554019.

Cllr Val Wood was elected to the Town Council in 2003 and re-elected in May 2015. During that time she served as Mayor for 2 terms of office. Cllr Wood is also a councillor at Wychavon District Council. She is Chairman of the Twinning and Tourism Committee and also sits on the Amenities & Environment Committee and the Finance & Property Committee. Councillor Wood is the Town Council's representative for Transition Towns. She can be contacted on 01386 554235, email: val@wood20.plus.com

Code of Conduct - All Councillors have to abide by an agreed code of conduct.
To download the Code click here.
To download the Code in Practice click here.

Members' Register of Interests: follow the link below and click on the name of the individual.
http://81.171.194.161/modern.gov/mgParishCouncilDetails.aspx?ID=568&LS=3