Council Office in May. © 2018 Nick Skeens

Town Clerk – Sarah Grimes

The Town Clerk, also known as the Proper Officer, is a paid professional employed by the Town Council to manage its activities and provide administrative assistance and professional advice.

Sarah Grimes in the Council Chamber. © 2019 Nick Skeens

The Town Clerk sits on the following Town Council committees and panels:


Tel: (01621) 783 426


Or visit the Council Offices on working days. Click here for details.

We currently receive additional support from Joanna Jeffrey, who is acting Town Clerk in Sarah Grimes’ absence. She can be contacted at:



NOTE: for information about making a Planning Application, please click here.

Other Staff

Staff include the following people in part-time roles:

  1. Julie Vaughan – office support
  2. Barry Vaughan – Maintenance