The Mayor of Saffron Walden

The Mayor of Saffron Walden 2022/23 is Councillor James de Vries and the Mayoress is his wife, Sheila.  The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Richard Freeman and the Deputy Mayoress is his wife, Jan.

The Leader of the Council is Councillor Paul Gadd. Click here to view the difference between the Leader’s and Mayor’s roles

If you would like to ask the Mayor to attend an event, please contact or telephone 07769 167 179.

The Mayor’s chosen charities this year

Uttlesford Citizens’ Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is an independent service that provides free, confidential, impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, gender, sexuality or disability.

Support for Sight

Assists people living with sight loss.  We are here to help blind and partially sighted people, their carers and families.  Expert staff and trained volunteers provide our services to assist people coming to terms with losing their sight and to cope long term with the social, emotional and practical issues that they face living with sight loss.

Accuro – supporting people with a disability in West Essex

To eliminate the social isolation of people with disabilities within their local communities, by enhancing their confidence to cross bridges into a wider world.

If you would like to make a donation to the Mayor’s charities please send a cheque payable to Saffron Walden Town Council to the Town Hall, Market Street, S.Walden, CB10 1HR or by BACS to sort code 30 97 24 a/c no. 01026035 quoting ‘Mayor’s charity’ as a reference – thank you.

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