2019 2020 Town Councilors

The Town Council consists of sixteen councillors who serve for four years. They are all volunteers and receive no payment for their services. They make the decisions at regular committee meetings and full council meetings. All councillors are summoned to attend full council meetings.

Some councillors are also members of outside bodies. For more information click here.


  • Karen Brennan

    Newtown Ward Karen Brennan – Register of Members’ interests  
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  • Pete Aldridge – Town Mayor

    Newtown Ward Pete Aldridge – Register of Members’ Interests
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  • Adele Carter

    Tewkesbury North Ward Adele Carter – Register of Members’ Interests
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  • Cate Cody

    I have lived in Tewkesbury since 1993 and feel honoured to represent the people of this town. I have many years of experience in the environmental sector, am an expert in recycling and waste reduction and have visited most of the relevant facilities in the area. I have been involved in various community projects for […]
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  • Chris Danter

    Tewkesbury South Ward Chris Danter Register of Members’ Interests
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  • Helen Davis

    Helen Davis – Register of Members’ Interests I have lived in Tewkesbury for over thirty years, and have family links to the area. I enjoy living in Tewkesbury which has a strong community spirit, and hope to build on this. I am keen to support the Town Council in carrying out its duties, giving due […]
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  • Ken Powell

    Tewkesbury North Ward Ken Powell Register of Members’ Interests
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  • Hilarie Bowman

    I moved to Tewkesbury in July 2019 from Milton Keynes, where I had been a Town Councillor for 5 years. There is quite a contrast between the centres of the two towns. I am looking forward to getting to know the communities in Tewkesbury and learning the history of the town. Hilarie Bowman – Register […]
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  • Joanne Raywood – Deputy Town Mayor

    I moved to Tewkesbury from northern England with my husband and elder son, drawn here by the attractiveness of the town, its excellent location and transport connections and also the Abbey. My younger son was born here.  As a young mum I found plenty of scope to get involved in my new local community, through […]
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  • Simon Raywood

    I was born in Cheltenham and have lived almost my entire life here in Tewkesbury.  I have memories of many great events during which the people of Tewkesbury have come together as a community: – firework displays on the Vineyards, carnivals and of course the Floods of 2007, during which the best of Tewkesbury’s community […]
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  • Andy Rudge

    Andy Rudge – Register of Members’ Interests – updated Oct 19 Andy Rudge – Register of Members’ Interests – updated Oct 20    
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  • Vernon Smith

    The people of Newton elected me as a Town Councillor and as such I find that this puts me at an advantage and enables me to fulfill my role as a County Councillor for the greater good of the Tewkesbury community. Vernon Smith Register of Members’ Interests  
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  • Mike Sztymiak

    Tewkesbury South Ward Mike Sztymiak Register of Members’ Interests
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