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Wem Town Council

Shropshire, UK

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Welcome to the Wem Town Council Website

Wem Town Council

is committed to improving its facilities for its residents and visitors. It was recently involved in the Market Towns Initiative and will continue to work with others where possible to bring improvements to the town.

The Town Council plays an active role in the town by supporting local organisations with financial contributions when possible. It is strongly supportive of initiatives for younger people and Wem Youth Club.

The Town Council is regularly consulted by other organisations on matters that effect the town. The Town Council puts forward its views and observations on these matters on behalf of the local community and also makes representations on many issues of concern to the appropriate bodies.


Newly elected Mayor for 2015-2016

Councillor John Murray

Deputy Mayor - Councillor Mrs Rosemary Dodd


Vacancy for Town Clerk and Treasurer (RFO)  
Wem Town Council


Salary LC2/SCP 33-36 / £28,746 to £30,978

Can you demonstrate a commitment to the values of the Town Council in championing the interests of the people of Wem?  We are looking for someone to work with councillors, staff and other partners to provide community leadership and high levels of service delivery, underpinned by best practice in governance.

The successful applicant will need to manage a budget, services, motivate and manage staff, act as principal adviser to the council and link effectively with external partners and the community.

If you are looking for a rewarding and worthwhile career and feel you have the necessary enthusiasm and skills, please ask for an application pack, telephone 01939 232733 or email This can also be downloaded from

Applications should be returned in hard copy to Wem Town Council, Edinburgh House, New Street, Wem, SY4 5DB by noon on Friday, 24th July, 2015.

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