Town Mayor And Deputy Town Mayor

At its meeting on Monday 19th February 2024, Wilmslow Town Council agreed to change the title of the Wilmslow Town Council Chair to Town Mayor.

This brings Wilmslow in line with most other Town Councils in Cheshire East.

The Town Mayor’s roles and responsibilities remain identical to those of the Chair, but the Town Council hope that the revised title will raise the profile of Wilmslow and of the Town Council at borough-wide events and at our local community events taking place throughout the year.

Councillor Jon Newell will remain in post for the remainder of this council year, but his title will now be Town Mayor. The title Vice Chair of the Council has been changed to Deputy Town Mayor. Councillor Jon Kelly will remain in this role and deputise for the Town Mayor in his absence.

Councillor Jon Newell, Town Mayor, said, “Wilmslow Town Council hope that by making these title changes, we will have increased visibility within the community and consequently more able to continue making Wilmslow an even better place to live.

“I look forward to continuing to represent the Town Council, attending local events, supporting Wilmslow charities and community groups, working with and for Wilmslow residents, as Town Mayor.”

Pictured (L-R): Town Mayor, Councillor Jon Newell, with Deputy Town Mayor, Councillor Jon Kelly.