Glastonbury has four electoral wards – St Benedicts, St Edmund’s, St John’s & St Mary’s – with four seats in each ward forming a Town Council of sixteen members.

The Mayor is Cllr Denise Michell and the Deputy Mayor is Jon Cousins.

Glastonbury Town Council members May 2019. From top left to bottom right – Paul Lund, Christine Prior, Steve Henderson, Ian Tucker, Serena Roney-Dougal, Mike Smyth, Brian Outten, John Coles, Ian Mutch, Sue Barnet, John Keery, Denise Michell, Laiqa Browne & Lindsay MacDougal. (Nick Cottle & Jon Cousins not present)


The Councillors for each ward are listed below. Click on any name for contact details.

In addition each ward has a Facebook group where local issues can be discussed and councillors do respond. Just click on the Facbook icon to go to the group.


St Benedict’s Ward

Steve Henderson (Independent)      Denise Michell (Green)     Ian Mutch (Green)     Brian Outten (Green)


St Edmund’s Ward

Nick Cottle (Liberal Democrat)     Jon Cousins (Green)     Serena Roney-Dougal (Green)    Ian Tucker (Independent)


St John’s Ward

Sue Barnet (Green)      John Coles (Conservative)       John Keery (Liberal Democrat)      Christine Prior (Green)


St Mary’s Ward

Laiqa Browne (Liberal Democrat)      Paul Lund (Independent)     Lindsay MacDougall (Green)     Mike Smyth (Green)


Town Clerk

Gerard Tucker

Telephone: 01458 831769 (10am to 12 noon Monday to Friday)





Responsible Financial Officer

Jane Czornij

Telephone: 01458 831769 (10am to 12 noon Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)





Mendip District Council

For information about Mendip District Council and the services it provides please see their website

Glastonbury has four District Councillors – one for each ward. They are:

St Benedict’s – Steve Henderson (Independent)

St Edmund’s – Nick Cottle (LibDem)

St John’s – Jon Cousins (Green)

St Mary’s – Lindsay MacDougall (Green)


Somerset County Council

For information about Somerset County Council and the services it provides please see their website

Glastonbury & Street have been combined into one electoral division which has two County Councillors. They are:

Terry Napper (Conservative) & Liz Leyshon (LibDem)


Our MP

Glastonbury is in the Wells parliamentary constituency. Our MP is James Heappey (Conservative).





Town Crier

David Greenway is the Town Crier for Glastonbury.

Should you wish the Town Crier to attend your event please contact the Town Clerk on tel. no. 01458 831769 (10am to noon on weekdays) for further details or email