The Town Council employs a small team of staff who work within the Town Clerk’s Office which is located at Tod College on Burnley Road.
Colin has held a range of operational/management positions in the private sector in banking, electrical retail and marketing .Whether at the sharp end or at a head office, the need to provide good service has always been a key aspect of focus and is still important in his role as Project Manager with Todmorden Town Council.
Colin has held various management positions in the Public Sector at Borough Counci level covering Public Halls, Retail Markets, Town Centre Management, Head of Service Facilities Management and more recently CEO for Colne Town Council, where he oversaw an eightfold increase in turnover as a number of services were transferred from Pendle Borough Council.
Colin joined Todmorden Town Council in June 2019 as Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer and together with a new team of Susan and Nicola from the private sector, was able to us his 23 years in varied Public Sector positions to take the team forward in helping implement the business of the Town Council with great success.
Colin retired from the role of Town Clerk and RFO at the end of February 2022 but is staying with the Town Council for a little while to help with handover and to work on some outstanding projects before then helping the Town Council proposal as Sponsor for six Centre Vale Park projects to be funded by the Town Deal fund.
Assistant Town Clerk
Susan joined the Town Council in October 2019 after recently moving to Todmorden. She is already passionate about Todmorden, its people/organisations, heritage and ‘Kindness’. She has previously enjoyed a variety of management, administration and training/development roles in a diverse range of organisations, including the Open University, Bedfordshire Council, Leighton Buzzard Theatre, British Telecom and Central Government. Susan is a governor at Castle Hill Primary School.
Nicola joined the Town Council in September 2019. She moved to Todmorden 15 years ago from Bethnal Green in London where she worked in administrative and project management roles for organisations including PR firm Burson-Marsteller and the Earls Court & Olympia Group. Prior to joining the Town Council Nicola spent 14 years working in the renewable energy sector initially on the development of community renewable energy projects and latterly managing the planning/permitting side of medium/large wind energy projects. Nicola loves living in Todmorden and is a keen walker, she is also a Director of 9A Projects Ltd, a newly formed not-for-profit art space located at Robinwood Mill.