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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.

Liberal Democrat

Councillor Hodgson

Councillor Hodgson

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

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

Councillor Hodgson is a Richmond School Trustee and a Town Council representative at meetings of the Yorkshire Local Councils Association.

Councillor Hodgson was the Town Mayor of Richmond for the civic year 2020-21

Councillor White

Councillor White

Councillor White joined the Council in 2008 and represents East Ward.

Councillor White is Vice Chair of the Community Committee and a member of the Resources and Planning Committees.  

Councillor White was Mayor of Richmond in 2013-14 and 2021 - 2022 civic years and Deputy Mayor 2010-11 & 2018-19

Councillor White represents the Town Council at meetings with the Armed Forces.

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 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, Markets, Planning and Community Committees.

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

Councillor World represents the Town Council at Dementia Awareness meetings.

Liberal Democrat

Councillor Woods

Councillor Woods

Councillor Woods is the current Mayor of Richmond, for the Civic Year 2023-2024.

Councillor Woods joined the Town Council in May 2018 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Woods is Vice Chair of the Planning Committee and a member of the Resources, Markets and Community Committees. 

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

Councillor Morton

Councillor Morton

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

 

Councillor Morton is a member of the Community, Appeals and Donations Committees.

 

Councillor Harrison

Councillor Harrison was elected on to the Town Council in August 2021 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Harrison is a Vice Chair of the Resources Committee and a member of the Markets and Planning Committees.

Councillor Harrison is a Richmond School Trustee and is a Town Council representative at Welcome to Richmond meetings.

Councillor Cheyne

Councillor Cheyne joined the Town Council in September 2021 and represents the West Ward.

Councillor Cheyne is a member of the Community, Donations, Appeals and Planning Committees.

Councillor Cost

Councillor Cost joined the Town Council in May 2022 and represents West Ward.

Councillor Cost is Chair of the Planning Committee and a member of the Markets, Community and Appeals Committees.

Councillor Cost is a representative for the Town Council at Richmondshire Museum meetings.

Councillor Sands

Councillor Sands joined the Town Council in June 2022 and represents North Ward.

Councillor Sands is a member of the Resources, Donations and Community Committees.

Councillor Brown

Councillor Brown joined the Town Council in June 2022 and represents East Ward.

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

Councillor Tate

Councillor Tate joined the Town Council in November 2022 and represents North Ward.

Councillor Tate is a member of the Community and Appeals Committees.

Councillor Mackey

Councillor Mackey joined the Town Council in April 2023 and represents the West Ward.

Councillor Mackey is a member of the Appeals Committee.