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Mayor of Ludlow 2020-21

Due to COVID-19 pandemic no election of a Mayor has taken place.  Councillor Tim Gill will continue as Mayor.

Mayor of Ludlow 2019-20

Councillor Tim Gill is elected Mayor of Ludlow for 2019-20 for a third term.

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  • Mayor of Ludlow 2018-19

    Councillor Tim Gill is elected Mayor of Ludlow for 2018-19 for a second term.

    Mayor of Ludlow 2017-2018

    Councillor Tim Gill is elected Mayor of Ludlow for 2017-2018



     The Mayor's Charity for 2018 -2019 is 'Ludlow Young Health'

    The Mayor's Charity for 2017-18 was Ludlow Citizen Advice Bureau

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    Mayor of Ludlow 2016-17

  • Councillor Paul Draper is elected Mayor of Ludlow for 2016-17 (third term).


    Mayor's Charity 2016-17 - Ludlow Foyer

    Mayor's Charity Events 2016-2017


    Saturday 24th September 2016 - Mayor's Charity Motown Evening







    Saturday 28th January 2017 - Mayor's Charity Motown Evening - more details to follow

    Saturday 4th March 2017 - Mayor's Black Tie Event - more details to follow

    Mayor of Ludlow 2015-2016

     Councillor Paul Draper is the elected Mayor of Ludlow for 2015-16 (second terms) pictured with the Mayoress Mrs Lesley Draper.


     The Mayor's Charity 2015-16

    The Mayor's Charity for 2015-16 is League of Friends of Ludlow Hospital



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    Cllr Paul Draper is the elected Mayor of Ludlow 2014 -15

    Cllr Paul Kemp is the elected Deputy Mayor 2014 - 15

    Image left: From left to right Segeant of Arms Jon Coxill, Ludlow Town Clerk Gina Wilding, Mayor Cllr Paul Draper, Mayoress Lesley Draper, Deputy Mayor Cllr Paul Kemp, Mace Bearer Don Meredith.

    Click here for more information on this years Mayor Making Ceremony.




    Mayor's Charity for 2014-15 is:

    Home Start Ludlow


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    Cllr Jim Smithers is the elected Mayor of Ludlow 2013 -14

    Cllr Paul Draper is the elected Deputy Mayor 2013 - 14

    Image left: From left to right Parade Marshall David Lewis, Mayor of Ludlow Councillor Jim Smithers, Sergeant of Arms John Coxhill. Click the image to make it larger.

    Mayor's Charity 2013 - 2014

    Mayor's Charities are:


    Community First Responders Ludlow

    Royal British Legion Ludlow Branch

    Mayor's Events 2013-2014


    Mayor's Charity Easter Dance

    The Mayors of Ludlow will be hosting an Easter Dance on Friday 18th March at Oscars Ludlow Assembly Rooms at 7.30pm




    Mayor's Charity Race Night

    The Mayor of Ludlow will be hosting a race night at Oscars in Ludlow Assembly Rooms on the 29th November at 7pm.

    Tickets are £5.00 which will include entrance and refreshments. There will be 8 races and raffle payable on the night. The Mayor is also providing a raffle with tickets available on the night

    Mayor's Halloween Party Night and Raffle

    The Mayor of Ludlow is hosting a Halloween Party Night at Oscars in Ludlow Assembly Rooms on the 1st November 2013. There will also be a Raffle with all proceeds made going to the Mayors Charities Community First Responders and the Royal British Legion, Ludlow Branch.



    Quiz Night

    The Blue Boar in Ludlow will host the Mayor of Ludlow's quiz night in aid of his Charities the Community First Responders and The Royal British Legion, Ludlow Branch. Teams of four are required and tickets are £5.00  to enter. Half of the entry fee's will go to the Mayor's Charities and the rest will make up the winning teams prize.

    The Mayor is also providing a Raffle with many prizes on offer.

    For More information click on the poster 


    Mayor Making

    On 22nd May 2013 Councillor Jim Smithers was elected Mayor of Ludlow 2013-14. Click here for more picture and information

    Mayor's Sunday

    The 26th May 2013 St Laurences Church hosted the Mayor's Sunday Service. For more information and photographs click here.

    Civic Events and Regalia - follow this link to find out more ….

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    Mayor Cllr Tony Pound and Mayoress Carol Pound


    Cllr Tony Pound (pictured left) was elected Mayor of Ludlow 2012 - 2013

    Mayoress Mrs Carol Pound (pictured far left)



     Mayor's Charity 2012 - 2013


    Ludlow Royal Voluntary Service

    Ludlow Day Away Club

    Ludlow Social Centre 

    South Shropshire Citizen's Advice Centre

    Mayoral Events 2012 - 13

    Food Festival Mayor's Charity Car Park


    Mayor & Mayoress of Ludlow
    increase funds for Mayor's Charity

    Mayor's Sunday Service in Celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
    3 June 2012

    Mayor's Sunday 2012

    Olympic Torch Visit 2012


    The Olympic Torch in Ludlow
    24 May 2012

    Civic Events and Regalia - follow this link to find out more ....

    How to invite the Mayor to your event - follow this link to find out more ....

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    Mayor Clrr Aitken & Mayoress Pam Aitken

    Deputy Mayor Cllr Jeffry Wilcox and Claire Wilcox

    Cllr John Aitken, elected for a second term as Mayor of Ludlow, is pictured with his wife, Mayoress Pam Aitken (pictured left)

    Cllr Jeffry Wilcox Deputy Mayor is pictured (right) with his wife Clair Wilcox

    Mayor's Civic Chain
    Ludlow's Mayoral Silver Chain

    Mayor's Charity 2011 - 2012

    Ludlow Foyer ResidentsThe Foyerwww.ludlowfoyer.co.uk

      The Ludlow Foyer is one of more than 130 organisations in the UK accredited by the Foyer Federation and is dedicated to providing a supportive environment for young people moving towards independence.

    If you are aged 16–25, the Ludlow Foyer can help you access training opportunities, support you in looking for a job or help you to continue your education, and, when you are ready, help you move on and set up home.

    Up to 15 young people live there at any one time.  All residents have en suite rooms and share kitchens and a communal lounge/games room. Staff are available to provide support six day/evenings a week.
    Inside the Foyer image

    Inside the Foyer- click for a residents eye viewYoutube



    What is the Foyer Like?  Residents explain what the Foyer means and does for them!Youtube

    Mayoral Events 2011 - 12

    charity event




    Wreath laying 2011
    Remembrance Sunday 2011
    In Pictures

    Mayotal Visit

    Mayoral Twinning Visit to Le Ferte Mace, May 2011 - Click here to find out more

    M a y o r   o f   L u d l o w 2010 - 2011


    Annual Report 2010 - 11  Read the Mayor's Annual Report 2010-11

    Mayor John Aitken & Mayoress Pam AitkenCouncillor John Aitken was elected as Mayor of Ludlow at the Mayor Making Ceremony on 26th May 2010 and his wife Pam Aitken accepted his invitation to be the Mayoress of Ludlow.  Mayor and Mayoress of ludlow picture left) with daughters Maria (left) and Zoe (right)

    Councillor Amanda Pope was elected Deputy Mayor at Making Ceremony 2010 pictured (below) with her family and Mayor Aitken (l-r) her sister Mrs Sarah Clarke, her mother Mrs Margaret Leake and Amanda's partner Mr Colin Reeves.Deputy Mayor Amanda Pope




    Mayor's Charity 2010 - 2011

    Ludlow Carers GroupMayor Aitken's charity is Ludlow Carers Group

    Carer Group Information - please follow link above for more information

    The group can provide assistance and support if you are looking after a relative or friend who because of illness, age or disability couldn’t manage at home without your help

    Contact Portcullis Surgery, Ludlow, or call in in person and ask at reception for Gill Eades , our GP Link worker for Shropshire Carers.

    Our Carer Group meets on the third Thursday of the month at:
    The Red Cross Centre
    Smithfield Car Park
    Between 2:00pm - 4:00pm.

    Please come and join us.

    Ludlow Buttercross

    Civic Events
     - follow this link to learn more about Ludlow's Civic Events             How to invite the Mayor

    Ludlow Carer's GroupMayor's Charity News 2010

    Voluteer car park attendents Sid, Treena & Steve 

    FOOD FESTIVAL PARK & WALK - Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September
    Raises £1,000 for Mayor's Charity

    FOOD FESTIVAL LAUNCH EVENT - £308.00 raised for Mayor's Charity

    Luldow Carers Group

    Please give your support to the Mayor's Charity
    Please donate raffle prizes and help those who care for others

    Ludlow Magic Market
    Ludlow Magic Market benefits Mayor's Charity


    Coffee morning

    Successful Coffee Morning Fund Raiser

    Mayor and Jack Andow

    Tractor Girls 2010 logo

    Civic Events 2009/10

    Mayor and Mayoress of Ludlow


    Order of Service
    15th Annual Mayfair Service


    Mayor's Sunday 2010




    Remembrance Sunday 8th November 2009