Saffron Walden Town Council is thrilled its Town Clerk, Lisa Courtney, has been invited to the Buckingham Palace Garden Party 2024, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Commonwealth.

The Essex Association of Local Councils successfully nominated the Town Clerk to attend the Buckingham Palace Garden Party, EALC wrote: It is such an achievement… The Town Clerk demonstrates extraordinary leadership and dedication to the council’s vision and community’s wellbeing… she is an inspiration for future generations of Clerks”

SWTC is delighted for the Town Clerk, only last year was she also nominated top five clerks in the country by the National Association of Local Councils and more recently she has successfully completed her degree in community governance, following a 6-year home study course.

Said a spokesperson of SWTC “We are very excited Lisas work has been recognised at both County and national level and hole heartedly congratulate her on this wonderful achievement.”