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The Mayor of Evesham

 

Welcome to Evesham

"As Town Mayor of Evesham, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Evesham Town Council website. The site provides useful information about the town council, our councillors and the facilities we are responsible for.

All of our council meetings are held in Council Chamber, situated on the First Floor of the Town Hall, Market Square; details of which can be found on the Council Calendar.

I hope you find it useful but in case you should not find what you are looking for or require further information please don’t hesitate to contact our Town Clerk, Mr Stuart Carter."

Councillor Charlie Homer

Mayor of Evesham

Cllr Reg Jakeman

Evesham Town Council is very sad to announce the sudden death of Cllr Reg Jakeman


Latest News

It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that Cllr Ivor Stewart has passed away.  I am informed that he passed away peacefully following a short illness.  

Upcoming Meetings

  • Full Council - 10 November 2014
  • Planning & General Purposes - 24 November
  • Promotion - 1 December
  • Full Council - 8 December
  • Property - 22 December
All meetings are held at the Town Hall and start at 6.30pm unless otherwise stated on the agenda.  Agendas can be downloaded from the relevant committee pages found HERE

 

Introduction to the Town Council

Evesham Town Council is at the first tier of local government providing services for the people of Evesham.  The Town Council is a statutory consultee regarding planning and reports its recommendations to Wychavon District Council who are the planning authority.  The Council also provides financial support for various festivals in Evesham as well as other projects such as the Town Plan. The Town Council distributes grants to various local organisations; application forms are available on request.

The Council is made up of 24 elected councillors representing the five wards of AvonBengeworthGreat HamptonLittle HamptonEvesham South & Twyford and a small team of officers led by the Town Clerk.

The Town Council is responsible for three allotment sitesthree cemeteries, All Saints Churchyard and the closed Churchyard at St Peters (Bengeworth) and Hampton Churchyard, Christmas lights, the Charter Market, Evesham Town Hall (first floor), Bonfire/Firework event, the floral planters and troughs around Evesham and the Almonry Museum and Tourist Information Centre.

The Town Mayor, a position that has existed in the town since it was awarded its Charter in 1604, chairs council meetings. All Council and committee meetings are held at the Town Hall and are open to the public to attend.

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