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Town Councillors

Wincanton's fifteen Town Councillors are elected every four years. The election for Town Council took place on 7th May 2015.  Nineteen candidates stood for election and fifteen Councillors were elected. The Chairman (Mayor) and Vice-Chairman (Deputy Mayor) are elected annually in May by the Town Councillors at the Annual Meeting of the Council. The Annual Meeting of the Council was held on Monday 23rd May 2016.  Details of serving Town Councillors are available from the Town Hall, and are displayed on the Town Council's notice-board.  

Serving Town Councillors

Chairman of Wincanton Town Council (Mayor)



Howard Ellard  The Cottage, Nursery Lane, Church Street, BA9 9AA  33300 
Vice-Chairman (Deputy Mayor)     
Ray Tudgay 33 Penn View 07879462834
Mark Cook 9 George Sweetman Close, BA9 9LX  34812 
Kirsten Hearne (co-opt 25/01/16)  24 Balsam Fields, BA9 9HF  34519 
Sue Hinks  4 Balsam Park, BA9 9HD  34193 
Dawn Old

The Cottage, South Street, BA9 9DY 

Phil Rodgers 21 Rickhayes, BA9 9BJ 32508
Dave Smith 28 Pines Close, BA9 9SJ 32960
Helen Smith Acorn House, Lansdown Place, BA9 9FB 31381
Vicky Vagg   07530880333
Lynda Walters Hillcote, Common Road, BA9 9HS                                  33426
Elaine Galitzine (co-opt 27/02/17)                          4 The Old Police Station, North Street, BA9 9AZ             34747 
Paul McLarnon (co-opt 26/06/17)                          Westcott, Flingers Lane, BA9 9LE 07970413673
Susan Shelbourn-Barrow Chartom House, BA9 9BY                                  202623

Town Clerk

Ms Sam Atherton

Town Hall, Market Place, Wincanton, Somerset BA9 9LD

Telephone: 01963 31693


Deputy Town Clerk

Mrs Muriel Cairns

Works and Maintenance Supervisor 

Mr Steve Lee - 07551191070


South Somerset District Councillors

Colin Winder 2 Mill Street, BA9 9AP - 01963 33462
Nick Colbert Lyndhurst, Burrowfield, Bruton, BA10 0HH - 01749 812986

Somerset County Councillor

Anna Groskop 12 Bruelands, Bruton, BA10 0HX 01749 812520

Local MP for Somerton and Frome

David Warburton  Constituency Office - Unit 9, Woodside Court, Dairy House Yard, Sparkford, BA22 7LP -  01373 580500