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Councillors

Councillor Harris

Councillor Harris

Councillor Harris joined the Council in 1995. He is the second-longest serving councillor on the Town Council. He represents East Ward.

Councillor Harris is a member of the Resources, Planning and Donations Committees.

Councillor Harris was Mayor of Richmond in 2000-1 Civic year.

Councillor Heap

Councillor Heap

Councillor Heap joined the Council in 2008 and represents West Ward. He is also the Town Crier.

Councillor Heap is a member of the Resources, Donations and Planning Committees.

Councillor Heap was Mayor of Richmond in 2010-11 civic year.

Councillor Hodgson

Councillor Hodgson

Councillor Hodgson is the current Town Mayor of Richmond for the civic year 2020-21.

Councillor Hodgson joined the town council in the parish elections of May 2015 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Hodgson is a member of the Community and Resources Committee.

As The Mayor, Councillor Hodgson is the Town Council representative at meetings for The Friends of The Friary Community Hospital, The Georgian Theatre Trust, Richmondshire Museum, The Norwegian Twinning Committee and Richmond 950th Celebrations.

Councillor Webb

Councillor Webb

Councillor Webb joined the Council in January 2020

Councillor Webb is the Vice Chair of the Donations Committee and a member of the Community and Appeals Committees.

Councillor Lord

Councillor Lord

Councillor Lord joined the Council in 2003 and represents East Ward.

Councillor Lord is a member of the Resources and Community Committees.

Councillor Lord was the Town Mayor of Richmond in 2004-05 and 2016-17 civic years.

Councillor Parsons

Councillor Parsons

Councillor Parsons was a Councillor from 1998-2008 and then rejoined the Town Council in May 2011, he represents West Ward.

Councillor Parsons is a member of the Appeals Committee and is the Town Council representative at meetings for Welcome to Richmond and Thompson Trust.

Councillor Parsons was Town Mayor of Richmond in 2002-04,  2005-06, 2012-13 and 2017-18  civic years.

Councillor Preece

Councillor Preece

Councillor Preece joined Richmond Town Council in 2014 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Preece is a member of the Planning, Donations and Appeals Committees and is a Town Council representative at meetings for Dementia Awareness.

Councillor Preece was the Town Mayor of Richmond in the 2018 -19 & 2019-20 civic years.

Councillor White

Councillor White

Councillor Robert (Bob) White joined the Council in 2008 and represents East Ward.

Councillor White has been a member of the Resources, Community and Planning Committees for the past ten years. He is Chair of the Community Committee and Planning Committees. 

Councillor White was Mayor of Richmond in 2013-14 civic year and Deputy Mayor 2010-11 & 2018-19

 

Other interests in town:

Vice Chair of the Richmond Branch of the Royal British Legion and the Poppy Appeal Organiser for Richmond.

Founder member of the Richmond Working Together Group providing community information on the Richmond.org website.

Hon. Treasurer for the Richmond/Norwegian Twinning Association.

Councillor Brewer

Councillor Brewer

Councillor Brewer joined the Council in 2019 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Brewer is Chair of the Donations Committee, a member of the Community, Planning and Appeals Committees and is a Town Council representative at meetings for Dementia Awareness.

Councillor Curran

Councillor Curran

Councillor Curran rejoined Richmond Town Council in 2019.

Councillor is the current Deputy Mayor for the Civic Year 2020-2021.

Councillor Curran had previously been a member of the Council and was the Mayor of Richmond in the Civic Year 2006-2007.

Councillor Curran is a member of the Donations and Resources Committees.

Councillor Wicks

Councillor Wicks

Councillor Wicks joined the Council in 2018 and represents East Ward.

Councillor Wicks is Chair of the Resources Committee and is the Town Council representative at O.R.B.T.A meetings.

Councillor World

Councillor World

Councillor World joined the Council in 1991. He is the longest serving councillor on the Town Council and represents West Ward.

Councillor World is a member of the Resources and Community Committees and is the Town Council representative at Richmondshire Scout Council meetings.

Councillor World was Mayor of Richmond in 1996-97 & 2014-16 civic years.

Councillor Woods

Councillor Woods

Councillor Woods joined the town council in May 2018 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Woods is Vice-Chairman of the Planning and Resources Committees and a member of the Donations Committees and is the Town Council representative at meetings of Fair Trade and Yorkshire Local Councils Association.

Councillor Goodchild

Councillor Goodchild joined the Town Council in May 2019 and represents the North Ward.

 

Councillor Goodchild is a member of the Community, Resources and Planning Committees.

Councillor Morton

Councillor Morton

Councillor Morton joined the Town Council in May 2019 and represents the North Ward.

 

Councillor Morton is Vice Chair of the Community Committee and a member of the Appeals Committee.