There are 16 seats on the Town Council and councillors are elected by residents every four years. The last election was in 2015. The Town is divided into four Wards, North, South, East and West. There are four seats in each Ward. Vacancies are filled either by holding a by-election or by co-option.
At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council, held each May, the councillors select a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and members of all the other Committees. The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council are automatically members of all the other Committees.
The current members of the Council are listed below. You can contact any of the councillors using the email addresses below or via the Town Council Office.