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 print out, complete and submit the Invitation to the Town Mayor form (PDF document – new window).


The Mayor

The Town Mayor for 2016-2017 is Cllr Anthony H Greenwood JP, who was elected in May 2016. His charity for the year is Macmillan Cancer Support.

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 2016-2017 is Cllr Christine Potter. 

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