Louise Dwelly (pictured) has been named as the new town clerk to St Ives Town Council.

Mayor, Tony Harris, said: “Louise has been the interim town clerk for five months, doing an excellent job and providing real stability for the council. It is essential that she continues the work she has started, to put the council on a stable footing and address some of the challenging issues that the council is dealing with, now and in the future. We feel Louise is the best person to do this job.”

He added: “I am excited to continue to work with Louise, who has the skills and record of achievement we believe are critical to lead the council. We are all excited to see where Louise’s leadership will take the council in the coming months and years.”

Mrs Dwelly took up her new role on 4th May, and was appointed following a competitive process. She said: “I am honoured to have been appointed as the St Ives town clerk. It is a privilege to continue to be part of an organisation that delivers high-quality services and has dedicated staff who are passionate about their work.

“We are a forward-looking council, striving to make a positive impact to our residents, businesses, voluntary organisations, and visitors. I will continue to serve the council by enabling colleagues and councillors to make a real difference.”