Alcester has the most inhabitants of any parish or Town Council outside Stratford upon Avon, and sits within the Stratford on Avon District of Warwickshire.
The Town Council has 16 Councillors and every year elects a Mayor and Deputy Mayor, who act as the Chairman and Deputy. The Council operates with monthly Full Council meetings and a Planning Committee. In addition, there is a Finance and General Purposes Committee, which comprises the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and 3 other members elected from the Town Council.
The Town Council has two noticeboards in the town; one in Market Place (on the walkway from Waitrose car park to the High Street) and one in the High Street outside SpecSavers. Agendas for meetings are put up on the noticeboards three clear days before each meeting and are also available online on our website. Members of the public are welcome to attend all our meetings.
Council meetings– Calendar of meeting dates for Full Council and committees 2022-23.
Full Council meetings are held in person upstairs in Globe House. Planning Committee meetings are held via Zoom or email. Anyone wishing to attend or ask questions should contact the Town Clerk or Committee Clerk before 2pm on the Monday before the meeting to obtain further details.
Full Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month (unless there is a significant public event which would warrant a change of date) at 7pm in Globe House, Library meeting room 4, First floor (lift available), Seggs Lane entrance. Contact the Clerk- Vanessa Lowe: firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning Committee meetings are held monthly on a Monday at 7pm and are generally being held online using Zoom software. However, applications are sometimes considered by email meeting. Contact the Planning Committee Clerk- Sarah Duran: email@example.com
Finance & General Purposes Committee usually meets on the Tuesday in the week prior to Full Council meetings at 7pm in the Council Board Room in Globe House, Seggs Lane entrance. Contact the Clerk- Vanessa Lowe: firstname.lastname@example.org
All Town Council meetings are open to the public.
The Council produces a newsletter four times a year; Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The Council is happy to include any suitable community items, subject to space being available, appropriate content and receipt of the articles at least a month prior to publication. Contact the Deputy Town Clerk- Sarah Duran: email@example.com
The Town Clerk, Vanessa Lowe, can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01789 766084. The office at Globe House (access from Seggs Lane) is open Monday to Friday 9 am to 1 pm.
Councillors’ contact details can be found on each of their Councillor profile pages and also on the back page of every Town Council Newsletter.
Alcester Town Council
Tel: 01789 766084