Mayor and Deputy Mayor

If you wish to invite the Mayor of Todmorden to attend or open an event or make a presentation, please contact the Town Council office on 01706 548135 or email You will have to prit out, complete and submit the Invitation to the Town Mayor form (PDF document – new window).

The Mayor

The Town Mayor for 2017-2018 is Cllr Christine Potter, who was elected in May 2017. Her charity for the year is Age UK Todmorden.

Todmorden Council Mayor Making, Todmorden Town Hall

The role of the Mayor includes:

  • acting as an ambassador for the town
  • promoting the town regionally and internationally
  • fostering good working relationships with local industry and business
  • supporting local charities and community groups
  • chairing council meetings
  • receiving regional and international visitors
  • representing the town at civic functions and engagements


Deputy Mayor

The Deputy Mayor for 2017-2018 is Cllr Andy Hollis.  

The Deputy Mayor assists the Town Mayor by undertaking the Mayor’s functions should he or she be unavailable.