Town Clerk, Hester Hunt & Mayor, Nicole Broadhurst


The Mayor of Penzance is Cllr Nicole Broadhurst and the Town Clerk is Hester Hunt.


Our current Mayor is Cllr Nicole Broadhurst (Councillor for Penzance Central Ward).

The Mayor represents the town at Civic and community events, including visits to our twin towns. The Mayor also sits at all committee meetings.

The Mayor serves for one municipal year which runs from May – April. A new Mayor is appointed by elected Councillors at the Annual Town Council Meeting held every April at St John’s Hall which members of the public are invited to attend.

If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an event, please contact the Mayor’s Secretary:


Phone: 01736 363405

Town Clerk

Our Town Clerk is Hester Hunt.

The Town Clerk is the ‘Proper Officer’ for the Council and is responsible for a small team of officers who implement the decisions made by the Council. The Clerk also advises and assists the Council in its policy making.

Hester has worked in local government for many years and has a wealth of experience.

Contact the Town Clerk:


Phone: 01736 363405

Town Clerk Hester Hunt

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