New councillor co-opted in Axbridge

PUBLISHED: 17:29 22 June 2018

Councillor Joe Williams started his new position on Monday.

Councillor Joe Williams started his new position on Monday.

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A new councillor has been co-opted in Axbridge.

Joe Williams was chosen to represent the town by council members at a meeting on June 18.

A vacancy was available at Axbridge Town Council and Cllr Williams started his position the same evening.

He will work alongside 13 other councillors, including the Mayor of Axbridge Barbara Wells, deputy mayor Kate Browne and town bailiff, Peter Yusen.

Cllr Joe Williams, said: “I’m delighted to be given the chance to serve a town which has made me and my family feel so welcome since we arrived in Somerset.

“I hope I can help the council’s efforts to engage with the local community, as well as helping to continue work to build relationships with other organisations.

“I’m looking forward to addressing the concerns of the people of Axbridge, which will help to make the most of the wonderful town we have.”

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