Election Result 2015-16

The result of the election  held on 26 May 2016 for a casual vacancy on Wirksworth Town Council:

Izzy Fisher was elected with 507 votes.  

In second place was Claire Elizabeth Lambert with 279 votes.  

The turnout was 23.7%

Declaration of the result of poll

The casual vacancy was advertised and the Returning Officer received the necessary 10 requests from electors for an election to be held.


The result of the elections held on 7 May 2015:

Irene Ratcliffe - Labour Party

Mike Ratcliffe - Labour Party

Pete Slack - Labour Party

Further details can be found on the District Council website here


Bolehill Ward (2 Seats)

Mike Edwards

1 seat vacant (Filled by Co option - Jo Williams)

Wirksworth Ward (9 Seats)

Andy Pollock - Labour Party

Alison Clamp - Labour Party

Chris Whittall - Labour Party

Ben Dew - Labour Party

Pam Taylor - Labour Party

Andrew Jordan - Labour Party

Gladwyn Gratton - Conservative Party

Josh Stockell - Green Party

Steve Maskrey - Independant

Please click here for the statutory declaration of result notice for the Town Council Elections

Stoney Wood

Stoney Wood is Wirksworth's Millennium woodland planted in the area recovered from Stonecroft Quarry. The land on which the wood is planted was donated by Tarmac Ltd to Wirksworth Town Council. The original planting was started by Tarmac but later sections were planted by local adults and children in a project ...

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Hiring the Hall

Main Hall

We have  two buildings with rooms to hire on an hourly basis, and the newly renovated Fanny Shaw's Community Building (FSCB) which is operated on a key loan system. 

Town Hall:- The Main Hall is large, suitable for a variety of uses - dance, exercise, large meeting space, wedding reception, family parties, musical events, etc, whilst other rooms - the Club Room, Ante Room, Council Chamber, are suited to smaller classes/groups. All rooms are available for hire during the day & evening during week days & weekends.  

Memorial Hall:- the Hall & Kitchen are available to hire for meetings, parties, fayres, events and classes/groups, during the day & evening during week days and weekends.

Fanny Shaw's:- Community building key available free of charge for use by groups such as: parents, schools, nurseries, scouts & not-for-profit groups holding events on the park.      

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Council Meetings

Environment & Town Affairs
(Usually held on the first Monday of the month)
Finance, Buildings & Personnel
(Usually held on the second Monday of the month)
Town Council Meeting
(Usually held on the third Monday of the month)

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