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.


  • Pete Aldridge – Town Mayor

    Newtown Ward. Pete Aldridge – Register of Members’ Interests I first joined the Tewkesbury Town council in 1991 representing the Newtown Ward and have continued in that position to the present day, apart from 2008 to 2011. I am enjoying being one of the ward councillors for Newtown and making sure that the residents are […]
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  • Joanne Raywood – Deputy Town Mayor

    Tewkesbury South Ward. 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 […]
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  • Hilarie Bowman

    Tewkesbury South Ward. 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 […]
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  • Karen Brennan

    Newtown Ward. Karen Brennan – 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

    Tewkesbury North Ward. 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 […]
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  • Chris Danter

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

    Tewkesbury South Ward. 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 […]
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  • Philippa Devine

    Tewkesbury South Ward. I have lived, worked and raised a family over the last 38 yrs in our wonderful town of Tewkesbury. As a Town Councillor I would like to contribute to what is good in our town and make changes to what is not… I am excited about this new role.   Philippa Devine […]
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  • Tara Fowler

    Tewkesbury South Ward. Register of Members’ Interests – Tara Fowler
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  • Rod Gurney

    Tewkesbury North Ward. Born in Tewkesbury, I grew up on Priors Park.  Except for 10 years Army service with The Gloucestershire Regiment, I have lived in Tewkesbury all of my life. Service to the community has always been high on my list, which is why, on leaving the Army; I joined the Police Service, serving […]
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  • Ken Powell

    Tewkesbury North Ward. Ken Powell Register of Members’ Interests
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  • Simon Raywood

    Tewkesbury South Ward. 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 […]
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  • Vernon Smith

    Tewkesbury Newtown Ward. The people of Newtown elected me as a Town Councillor and as such I find that this puts me at an advantage and enables me to fulfil 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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