New Mayor And Deputy Mayor For Warminster

Wednesday 22nd May 2019:

New Mayor And Deputy Mayor For Warminster

 The new Mayor of Warminster, Paul Macfarlane
(left) and the new Deputy Mayor Chris Robbins.

At Warminster Town Council’s annual meeting on Monday 20th May 2019, following a unanimous vote in favour, Councillor Paul Macfarlane was appointed Mayor of Warminster for the ensuing municipal year. Councillor Chris Robbins was unanimously voted in as Deputy Mayor.

Speaking after his appointment, Councillor Macfarlane said "I thank my fellow councillors for their vote of confidence in me, and it is an honour to be representing the town again in the coming year."

Councillor Macfarlane previously served as Mayor of Warminster in 2016-2017. Paul has lived in the town since he was four and attended Minster Primary School before moving on to Kingdown School. Councillor Macfarlane lives in Highbury Park with his wife Michelle and two children. 

According to the Wiltshire Council Register of Interests, Paul is a Member of the South Wiltshire Conservative Party and a Sales Director with Jaymart Rubber & Plastics, Crusader Park, Warminster.

 The Mayor of Warminster Paul Macfarlane
with his wife Michelle. 

The new Mayor will announce his chosen charity for the coming year at a future date.

Chris Robbins, a former employee of Lloyd’s Bank and now the long-standing (35 years) proprietor of C.J. Robbins Butchers, Market Place, Warminster, was very pleased to accept the office of Deputy Mayor. He was pleased to pledge his support for the new mayor and Warminster Town Council in general. Chris lives in Warminster, is married to Debra and has four children and so far, three grandchildren. He hopes to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather Frank Whitmarsh, twice a former Chairman of the Warminster Urban District Council
(1952/1953 and 1963/1964). According to the Wiltshire Council Register of Interests, Chris is a Member of the South Wiltshire Conservative Association, a Trustee of Warminster Masonic Hall and the landlord of 1-6 Butcher's Court, Warminster.