Introducing Town Councillor Shirley Madams

Shipston was recommended to us by my late mum in law who used to frequent the WI’s embroidery group that met at the Catholic Church rooms. She described Shipston as a compact little town that had all that we as a family would need. She was particularly fond of the playing fields of the primary school, that she looked out onto from the windows of the church rooms.

We took her up on her word and have not been disappointed. We have been resident in ‘Sheep Wash Town’ for the last 18 years bringing up two well-balanced children. Both are now at university at Undergraduate and Masters levels.

My husband Rob is an environmental manager and I work for the NHS at Warwick Hospital in the Aseptics pharmacy department where we make medicines for Cancer treatment. My career has been mainly in the Education , Health and the Care sectors.

Regarding interests, I enjoy sports, reading and cooking. Rob and I also spend time walking, enjoying the brilliant countryside that we are blessed with around us. Due to my son’s influence, we are also novice level but avid surfers.

Shipston has been and continues to be a wonderful home town for me and for us as a family. It has a special place in my heart (one tends to put down roots in the place where you grow your family). Having been a recipient in this town I believe that I am at a stage in my life where I want to take my serving of the people and the town to the next level, hence applying to become a councillor. I trust that I will do the role justice and I am very much looking forward to getting stuck in.

Go back