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 including monitoring of the Neighbourhood Plan. Bob supports the management of the council’s assets and manages the council’s grounds and maintenance team.

Bob leads on projects such as delivering the Nature Action Plan and a range of other 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.

Alanah Mudie, Knutsford Town Centre and Marketing Officer

Alanah Mudie

Town Centre and Marketing Officer

Alanah joined the town council in 2022 and works to support the economic vitality of the town centre – working closely with the business community on initiatives to promote footfall, managing the Market Hall and promoting the council’s services and facilities.

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.

Tor Rogers

Tor Rogers

Administration and Support Officer

Tor joined the council in 2022 and provides support across the full range of council services, from burial administration to Taste Knutsford tours. Tor provides a welcome to visitors and callers to the Council Offices, supports the financial administration of the council and generally helps the rest of the team work efficiently.

Jill Webb

Jill Webb

Administration and Support Officer

Jill joined the council in 2020 and provides support across a number of the council’s services including the administration of Knutsford Cemetery and debtor management. Jill provides a welcome to visitors and callers at the Council Offices and supports other officers in a range of duties.

Jill works part time (12hrs): Wednesday 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.

He undertakes 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 32.5 hours)

Vacancy

Caretaker

This role looks after the the Market Hall, Council Offices and Tabley Hill Chapel. Our Caretaker 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.

This is a part time role (average 24.5 hours)

ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION

Knutsford Town Council staffing structure has 10 members of staff, five of which are full time and five are part time – we have the equivalent of 8.2 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.