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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 ....

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

To find out more information on Former Mayor's of Ludlow from 2009 - present day click here

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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

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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