MEET OUR TEAM

Adam Keppel-Green, Town Clerk

Adam Keppel-Green FSLCC

Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer

Adam joined the Town Council in 2012, starting as the Deputy Town Clerk and Town Centre Manager and becoming Town Clerk in 2014. Adam is responsible for overseeing all council matters, developing strategy across all council activity and managing the council’s staff. As RFO Adam is also responsible for the management of the council’s finances.

Adam is a Fellow of the Society of Local Council Clerks and has obtained both CiLCA and the Communtiy Governance FdA.

Bob Allen

Bob Allen

Planning and Facilities Officer

Bob joined the council in 2020, leading on the management of the council’s role as a planning consultee, monitoring of the Neighbourhood Plan, supporting the management of the council’s assets and managing the council’s grounds and maintenance team. Bob also leads on a range of projects ad hoc projects.

Alex Brown - Events Officer

Alex Brown

Events Officer

Alex joined the Town Council in 2018 and manages the council’s popular events programme and organises events including the three-day Knutsford Music Festival, Knutsford Pumpkin Path and Knutsford Christmas Weekend. Alex also works with other event organisers in the town to facilitate other events in Knutsford.

Sandra Curties

Sandra Curties MIPM

Town Centre and Marketing Officer

Sandra joined the Town Council in 2017 and helps support the economic vitality of the town centre. Sandra works closely with the business community on initiatives to promote footfall, manages the Market Hall and promotes the council’s services and facilities.

Sandra works part-time (32 hrs), working Monday-Thursday.

Michelle Bate

Michelle Bate

Civic Events Officer

Michelle joined the council in 2021 and works with the Town Mayor to plan a programme of charitable fundraising events for the Mayor’s chosen charities. Michelle coordinates mayoral invitations and organises the council’s civic events including Remembrance Sunday and the Crib Service.

Michelle works part time (22.5hrs): Monday – Wednesday.

Dan Wheatcroft

Dan Wheatcroft

Administration and Support Officer

Dan joined the council in 2020 and undertakes financial and burial administration, maintains databases and provides a welcome to visitors and callers to the council offices. Dan provides support across the full range of council activity.

Dan works part time (22.5hrs): Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Jill Webb

Jill Webb

Administration and Support Officer

Jill joined the council in 2020 and undertakes financial and burial administration, maintains databases and provides a welcome to visitors and callers to the council offices. Jill provides support across the full range of council activity.

Jill works part time (22.5hrs): Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

Bob Garner

Bob Garner

Town Ranger

Bob joined the Town Council in 2018 with the mission to make Knutsford a cleaner and tidier place. They undertake a wide range of duties from litter-picking, bench refurbishment, tending to Wallwood, cleaning road signs and much more. If you spot a grot spot in town it could be something the Town Ranger can help with!

Bob works part time (average 28hrs).

Fergal Owens

Fergal Owens

Cemetery Groundskeeper

Fergal joined the team in 2020 as the council’s first cemetery groundskeeper. Fergal is charged with maintaining the cemetery grounds, preparing cremated remains interments and delivering improvements in line with the council’s ambition to have the best cemetery in Cheshire.

Fergal works part time (average 22 hours)

Dave Wright, Caretaker

Dave Wright

Caretaker

Dave joined the team in 2021 and looks after the the Market Hall, Council Offices and Cemetery Chapel. Dave undertakes the routine cleaning, sets rooms up for hire and undertakes a range of maintenance and compliance duties to ensure our buildings are safe and well looked after.

Dave works part time (average 24.5 hours)

ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION

Knutsford Town Council currently has 10 members of staff, three of which are full time and seven are part time – we have the equivalent of 7.7 full time staff.

PAY MULTIPLE

In accordance with the Local Government Transparency code, the council publishes the pay multiple: the ratio between the median and highest paid members of staff based on full time equivalent salaries. The Council’s pay multiple is 2.02. The highest salary (FTE) is £43,857 per annum and the lowest £18,562.