Meet the staff

The council employs 13 people across its administrative and maintenance teams, led by the Town Clerk Sarah Richards. 

"Dear Robert,

Thank you so very much for understanding my urgent need to secure access to my dear late wife's memorial stone. And for helping me in such a kind and caring way to do just that. 

Bless you for your extreme kindness."

Our Office & Maintenance Staff

Sarah Richards

Sarah Richards

Town Clerk

Sarah joined the Town Council in March 2014.

01379 643848 (ext: #209)

Kimberley Jaynes

Kimberley Jaynes

Marketing & Administrative Assistant

Kimberley joined the Town Council in 2017.

01379 643848 (ext #205)

Robert Ludkin

Robert Ludkin

Maintenance Manager

Robert joined the Town Council in April 2006.

01379 643848 (ext: #203)

Stephen Woodburn

Stephen Woodburn

Maintenance Operative

Stephen joined the Town Council in May 2017.

01379 643848

David Collins

David Collins

Maintenance Operative

David joined the Town Council in 2021

01379 643848

Sonya French

Sonya French

Deputy Town Clerk

Sonya joined the Town Council in October 2018.

01379 643848 (ext: #202)

Sue Hurst

Sue Hurst

Finance & Administrative Assistant

Sue joined the Town Council in September 2016.

01379 643848 (ext: #206)

Pat Wilkins

Pat Wilkins

Maintenance Operative

Patrick joined the Council in March 2016.

01379 643848

Fiona McSweeney

Fiona McSweeney

Marketing & Adminstrative Assistant

Fiona joined the Town Council in June 2020.

01379 643848 (ext #207)

Alex Jamieson

Alex Jamieson

Responsible Finance Officer

Alex joined the Town Council in October 2019.

01379 643848 (ext: #204)

Melissa Hawkes

Melissa Hawkes

Finance & Administrative Assistant

Melissa joined the Town Council in November 2006.

01379 643848 (ext: #201)

Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson

Maintenance Operative

Andrew joined the Town Council in January 2020.

01379 643848

Alan Daniels

Alan Daniels

Maintenance Operative

Alan joined the Town Council in 2021.

01379 643848