Statement from the Mayor: 

Sheringham Town Council can confirm that on Monday 18th October, Chair of Council, Peter Ratcliffe, and Chair of Employment, Sue Brisbane received a letter of resignation from Sheringham Town Clerk, Ben Bix from his position as Sheringham Town Council Town Clerk.


In accordance with Standing Orders, the resignation was accepted by Councillors in a closed session of an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council on Thursday 28th October 2021.


At that meeting the Council agreed the immediate actions necessary to address the vacant position. Those actions include as an interim arrangement, Deputy Clerk, Kelly Batterham is appointed as Acting Town Clerk and the Administrator, Lauren Gregory appointed as Acting Deputy Clerk.


Councillor Task and Finish Groups were formed to consider further actions necessary to address the vacant position.


Cllr. Peter Ratcliffe

Chair of Sheringham Town Council