27th Mar 2017

Shipston Town Council appoints new Deputy Mayor

Deputy MayorShipston Town Council has elected Dan Scobie as Deputy Mayor with immediate effect. The election was prompted by the resignation of former deputy, Alison Henderson, due to ill health.

Dan has been a town councillor since 2014, and is actively involved in the finance, planning and communications working groups. Outside of his council responsibilities, Dan has been responsible for running the annual Shipston Food Festival and is the current Chairman of the Rugby Club. In his spare time, he also moderates the Shipston Notice Board on Facebook amid baking bread and brewing beer.

Town Mayor, Ronnie Murphy, said: “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to work alongside Dan for the remainder of my time as Mayor and have every confidence that he will be a great ambassador for our town in his new role.”

Deputy Mayor, Dan Scobie, said: “I’m extremely proud of Shipston and look forward to having the opportunity to get involved in even more local events and activities which make the town such a great place to live and work.”

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