The Town Council provides local services for the residents and visitors. These include management of the cemetery, allotments, St Michael's churchyard, open spaces and parks, the paddling pool and the Tourist Information Centre. It also administers Community centres and minibuses as well as several charitable trusts and organises numerous Town Centre events including the Carnival, the Remembrance Service and other events.
The 17 Councillors give their time and effort voluntarily and are supported by the Chief Executive, James Parker and his staff.
Members contact details are provided here or any member can be contacted via the Town Council offices