Town Councillors

Cowes is served by a complement of 16 Town Councillors representing four wards: Cowes Medina (5); Cowes North (5); Cowes South (3); and Cowes West (3).

All four elected IW Councillors also sit on Cowes Town Council: Cllr Paul Bertie, Cllr Paul Fuller, Cllr John Nicholson and Cllr Lora Peacey Wilcox. 

Street map for Cowes.

Your Town Councillors

Cowes North Ward – Click for mapCouncillor Anni Adams

Contact: anni.adams@outlook.com

Committees: Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Member Internal Financial Reviewer – Town Council Accounts; Shoreside Committee, Cowes Week Ltd (Deputy); Yachting Parade of Fame Steering Committee (Deputy)

Register of Interests

Anni has been a town councillor since 2017.

Cowes North Ward – Click for map

IW Councillor for Cowes North

Contact: Cllr.paul.bertie@btinternet.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Planning and Licensing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Yachting Parade of Fame Steering Committee

Register of Interests

Paul has been a town councillor since 2017.

Cowes South Ward – Click for map

Contact: lindymlou47@gmail.com

Committees: Planning and Licensing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Northwood House Charitable Trust Co. Ltd. Park Forum (Deputy)

Register of Interests

Linda has been a town councillor since 2011.

Cowes West Ward – Click for map

Contact: jimchris3@sky.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Planning and Licensing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Cowes Business Association; East Cowes Town Council Liaison; Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership (IWASP) (Deputy); The Big Lunch

Register of Interests

Christine has been a town councillor since 2018.

Cowes South Ward – Click for map

Contact: bigstu2006@hotmail.co.uk

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee (Chair)

Other Bodies: None

Register of Interests

Stuart has been a town councillor since 2017.

Cowes North Ward – Click for map

IW Councillor for Cowes West and Gurnard

Contact: paulfulleriw@gmail.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Community Waste Forum (Deputy); Cowes Mobility Forum (Deputy); Environment and Sustainability Forum; Highways PFI District One

Register of Interests

Paul has been a town councillor since 2011.

Cowes Medina Ward – Click for map

Contact: ken.gilpin@gmail.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Planning and Licensing Committee

Other Bodies: Cowes Mobility Forum; East Cowes Town Council Liaison (Deputy); Shoreside Committee, Cowes Week Ltd; Tree Warden

Register of Interests

Ken has been a town councillor since 2019.

Cowes Medina Ward – Click for map

Contact: lynnhammond67@gmail.com

Committees: None

Other Bodies: Age Friendly Island Project (Deputy); Isle of Wight Against Scams Partnership (IWASP)

Register of Interests

Lynn has been a town councillor since 2001.

Cowes Medina Ward – Click for map

Contact: davwin@talktalk.net

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Planning and Licensing Committee (Chair)

Other Bodies: Friends of ORP Blyskawica Society Executive Committee; Medina Valley Area Action Plan Group; Supporters of Cowes Library (Deputy)

Register of Interests

David has been a town councillor since 2003.

Cowes South Ward – Click for map

IW Councillor for Cowes South and Northwood

Contact: cllr.john.nicholson@btconnect.com

Committees: Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Age Friendly Island Project; Civil Military Partnership; Friends of ORP Blyskawica Society Executive Committee (Deputy); Gateway Cowes Stakeholder Group; Highways PFI District One; PACT Group (Partners / police And Communities Together) (Deputy); West & Central Locality Health and Well-Being Group

Register of Interests

John has been a town councillor since 2013.

Cowes North Ward – Click for map

Contact: councillor.neil.oliver@gmail.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee

Other Bodies: Cowes Harbour Commission Advisory Group (Deputy); Floating Bridge User Group

Register of Interests

Neil has been a town councillor since 2017.

Cowes Medina Ward – Click for map

IW Councillor for Cowes Medina

Contact: lora08@sky.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Planning and Licensing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Floating Bridge User Group; Isle of Wight Association of Local Councils Executive Committee; PACT Group (Partners / police And Communities Together); The Big Lunch (Deputy); West & Central Locality Health and Well-Being Group (Deputy)

Register of Interests

Lora has been a town councillor since 1999.

Cowes Medina Ward – Click for map

Contact: jockrafferty@gmail.com

Committees: Planning and Licensing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Cowes Business Association (Deputy); Member Internal Financial Reviewer – Town Council Accounts

Register of Interests

Jock has been a town councillor since 2019.

Cowes West Ward – Click for map

Contact: dj.1066@hotmail.co.uk

Committees: Planning and Licensing Committee

Other Bodies: Cowes Harbour Commission Advisory Committee; Isle of Wight Association of Local Councils Executive Committee (Deputy)

Register of Interests

Steve has been a town councillor since 2018.

Cowes West Ward – Click for map

Contact: paul.taylor.9393@gmail.com

Committees: Finance, Acquisitions & Staffing Committee, Planning and Licensing Committee, Projects Committee

Other Bodies: Community Waste Forum; Environment and Sustainability Forum (Deputy); Northwood House Charitable Trust Co. Ltd. Park Forum; Tree Warden

Register of Interests

Paul has been a town councillor since 2016.

Cowes North Ward – Click for map

Committees: None

Other Bodies: Supporters of Cowes Library

Register of Interests

Wendy has been a town councillor since 2013.

Town Council Employees

 

 

Contact: townclerk@cowestowncouncil.org.uk 

 

 

 

Kate Gibbs

 

Contact: assistanttownclerk@cowestowncouncil.org.uk

 

 

Further contact details are available on our ‘Contact Us‘ page.

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