Truro City Council is made up of by twenty four councillors each serving a four year term ending May 2025.

The Parish is split into four geographic areas; Boscawen & Redannick Ward, Moresk & Trehaverne Ward, Tregolls Ward and Malabar Ward

All Parish Councillors are required to complete a register of interests form. Details from these forms for Truro City Council Councillors can be found on the Cornwall Council website 

Councillor Armorel J Carlyon

Boscawen & Redannick Ward
Telephone: 01872 274491
armoreltruro@googlemail.com
Address: 3 Strangways Villas Truro TR1 2PA
Political Party: Independent
Committees
  • Planning Committee
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • Accommodation Working Group
  • Conservation Committee
  • Healthy Streets Working Group
  • Truro And Kenwyn Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group

Councillor Bert M M Biscoe

Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
Telephone: 01872 242293
bertbiscoe@btinternet.com
Address: 3 Lower Rosewin Row Truro TR1 1EN
Political Party: Independent
Committees
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • Healthy Streets Working Group
  • Truro And Kenwyn Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group

Councillor Carol Swain

Tregolls Ward
Telephone: 01872 240139
carol@truro.gov.uk
Address: 23 Tinney Drive TR11AT
Political Party: Liberal Democrats
Committees
  • Planning Committee
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • City Emergency Committee
  • Accommodation Working Group
  • Healthy Streets Working Group
  • Truro And Kenwyn Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group
  • New Life For City Buildings Working Group
  • Zero Carbon Working Group
  • Grants Sub-Committee
Carol Swain moved from Manchester to Truro in 2003, after ill-health caused an early end to her career in NHS Finance. Thankfully now fully recovered, she has been Treasurer of the Beechwood Parc Community Association for the last seven years and is an active member of the Liberal Democrats. She was co-opted on to the City Council in 2018 to represent the Tregolls ward where she lives, and was elected for the same ward in 2021. She is a passionate campaigner for all those individuals and groups who are at risk of being left behind by society. Carol is the current Deputy Mayor.

Councillor Christopher H Wells

Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
Telephone: 01872 274626
cllr.chris.wells@outlook.com
Address: 1 Enys Road Hendra Truro TR1 3TE
Political Party: Conservative
Committees
  • Planning Committee
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • City Emergency Committee
Chris Wells was first elected to the council in 1983 and has chaired the Finance & General Purposes and Planning Committees.  He was conferred the title of Honorary Freeman of the City of Truro in 2015.  A former member of Carrick District Council, he was elected to Cornwall Council in 2021. In addition to being a member of the Kenwyn with St Allen Parochial Church Council and the Hendra Community Group, he works actively with other residents’ groups and is a trustee & director of Young People Cornwall.  He is General Manager of a frozen food delivery company.

Councillor Clinton Sealey

Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
Telephone: 07904 903849
Address: 20 Comprigney Close TR1 3DT
Political Party: Labour
Committees
  • Planning Committee
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • City Emergency Committee
  • Zero Carbon Working Group
Clinton is the current Vice-Chair of the Parks and Amenities Committee.

Councillor John C Tamblyn

Boscawen & Redannick Ward
Telephone: 01872 272701
johntamblyn35@gmail.com
Address: 1 Daniell Road Truro TR1 2BZ
Political Party: Liberal Democrats
Committees
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • City Emergency Committee

Councillor Karen La Borde

Malabar Ward
Telephone: 07734055306
karen@truro.gov.uk
Address: Trenance Newbridge TR3 6BN
Political Party: Green
Committees
  • Planning Committee
  • Zero Carbon Working Group

Councillor Karlene Stokes

Tregolls Ward
Telephone: 01872273874 / 07782391808
councillor.stokes@truro.gov.uk
Address: 32 Tinney Drive Truro TR1 1AQ
Political Party: Conservative
Committees
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • Healthy Streets Working Group
  • New Life For City Buildings Working Group

Councillor Lindsay D Southcombe

Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
Telephone: 01872 241865 / 07880745961
Lindsay@headweb.co.uk
Address: Baynards Villa St Clement Street TR1 1EH
Political Party: Green
Committees
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • City Emergency Committee
  • Zero Carbon Working Group
Lindsay was elected to the City Council in 2007, representing the Green Party. She retired from the NHS in 2011, having worked as a critical care nurse at RCHT and, latterly, as a Health Visitor in the St Austell area. She has been an environmental activist for many years. She has been mayor on two occasions. She is involved in the emerging Wildly Edible project – growing food alongside wild flowers and insect habitat, Truro Repair Café, Transition Truro, Truro Bridges – bringing the community together in shared activities.

Councillor Loic J Rich

Tregolls Ward
Telephone: 01872 276630 / 07967 433047
loicjrich@gmail.com
Address: 29 Beechwood Parc Truro TR1 1FA
Political Party: Independent
Committees
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
Loic was born in Truro, where he lives and works. He went to Richard Lander School and Falmouth University. With a background in journalism and screenwriting, and work commissioned by a range of newspapers, magazines and film organisations, Loic has also worked in retail and catering, and continues to work in music and copywriting. Loic also serves the community on a range of local charities and trusts, including the Truro Loops and Truro Community Land Trust. He is a governor at Tregolls Academy primary school.

Councillor Lorrie P Eathorne-Gibbons

Boscawen & Redannick Ward
Telephone: 01872 275007
lorrieeathorne41@gmail.com
Address: 27 Lemon Street Truro TR1 2LS
Political Party: Conservative
Committees
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • City Emergency Committee
  • Healthy Streets Working Group
  • Grants Sub-Committee
Lorrie was first elected to Truro City Council in 1979 and has served on all three committees, having been Chairman of Parks more than once. As Mayor in 1987/8 she raised £28,600 to benefit a Truro Charity for the homeless and worked with RAF St Mawgan to Adopt 236 OCU for the City. Lorrie also served as Mayor for a second time in 2015/16. She organised Truro’s first half Marathon and led a march of nearly 1,000 people to ‘Save our City Hall’ She continues to volunteer with a number of charities and community activities and is Chairman of Truro in Bloom. Lorrie is the current Chair of the Parks and Amenities Committee.

Councillor Mark Roby

Boscawen & Redannick Ward
Telephone: 01872 271714 / 07919 536809
Mark.roby@truro.gov.uk
Address: 3 Penwethers Close TR1 3FS
Political Party: Labour
Committees
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • City Emergency Committee
  • Healthy Streets Working Group
Mark Roby has lived in or near Truro for 20+ years and is an experienced Human Resources (HR) professional. He has served on a parish council (Kea) and is a volunteer Director of Totally Truro, the board that oversees the Truro & Newham Business Improvement Districts (BIDs). Mark was elected to Truro City Council in May 2021.

Councillor Martha Green

Tregolls Ward
Telephone: 07766585868
councillor.green@truro.gov.uk
Address: 3 John Street TR1 3JF
Political Party: Green
Committees
  • Parks And Amenities Committee
  • Zero Carbon Working Group

Councillor Moyra R Nolan

Tregolls Ward
Telephone: 07969 207085
Moyranolan@gmail.com
Address: 12 Bosnoweth Probus TR2 4HE
Political Party: Liberal Democrats
Committees
  • Planning Committee

Councillor Nigel Unwin

Boscawen & Redannick Ward
Telephone: 07834 609958
nigel.unwin@truro.gov.uk
Address: 11 Chy Rentoul TR1 2GJ
Political Party: Green
Committees
  • Finance And General Purposes Committee
  • Accommodation Working Group
  • Grants Sub-Committee
Nigel works as a professor of public health and epidemiology for the University of Exeter, based at the Knowledge Spa at Treliske in Truro. He lives near the Truro Health Park. This is his first experience as a councillor, having been elected in May 2021. He is originally from West Yorkshire, but also grew up in the North East of England and in South London.  In his adult life he has worked in Manchester, Newcastle, and Cambridge, and spent time outside the UK, working for the University of the West Indies in the Caribbean, and for the World Health Organization in Geneva. He is on the council to work with others for a fairer and greener Truro. This includes working to help provide better access to sustainably produced local food and healthy diets for all.  He volunteers with the Truro Homeless Action Group (THAG) and has volunteered with local food producers. He is the current Vice-Chair of the Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Councillor Richard Ambler

Tregolls Ward
Telephone: 07788 413084
rgambler@icloud.com
Address: Treconnek 44 Tregolls Road TR1 1LA
Political Party: Conservative
Committees
  • Planning Committee
  • Conservation Committee
Richard was at school in the Tamar valley, but subsequently lived in 8 countries around the world, including Japan, USA, Philippines and Iraq. He hopes this will bring a world-view of what is possible in Truro and complement the deep local knowledge held by other council members. He has managed international biotechnology businesses around the world with turnovers in excess of $500 million and staff of over 1,500.  He plans to develop technology clusters to ensure the people of Truro can have careers as well as jobs.

Councillor Richard Hall

Malabar Ward
Councillor.Hall@truro.gov.uk
Committees

    Councillor Rob Nolan

    Boscawen & Redannick Ward
    Telephone: 07813 755210‬
    cllrrobnolan@gmail.com
    Address: 12 Bosnoweth Probus TR2 4HE
    Political Party: Liberal Democrats
    Committees
    • Planning Committee
    • Finance And General Purposes Committee
    • New Life For City Buildings Working Group
    Rob Nolan is also a Cornwall Councillor

    Councillor Robert Smith

    Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
    Telephone: 07840 909033
    bob@truro.gov.uk
    Address: 20 Cathedral View TR1 3UF
    Political Party: Independent
    Committees
    • Planning Committee
    • Finance And General Purposes Committee
    • Healthy Streets Working Group
    Councillor Smith is also the liaison for the Youth Council

    Councillor Rod Pascoe

    Boscawen & Redannick Ward
    Telephone: 07966 187627
    rod.pascoe@truro.gov.uk
    Address: 26, Glenthorne Road, Threemilestone, Truro. TR3 6TT
    Political Party: Liberal Democrats
    Committees
    • Planning Committee
    • City Emergency Committee
    • Conservation Committee
    • Zero Carbon Working Group
    Rod Pascoe was born in Truro and is active in number of several local organisations. He runs a local business and is the current Chairman of the Planning Department.

    Councillor Sam Rabey

    Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
    Telephone: 07980 400006
    samrabey89@hotmail.co.uk
    Address: 17 Kenwyn Heights Shortlanesend TR4 9FQ
    Political Party: Independent
    Committees
    • Parks And Amenities Committee
    • Accommodation Working Group

    Councillor Steven Webb

    Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
    Telephone: 07500 059373
    mayor@truro.gov.uk
    Address: 8 Nancemere Road Truro TR1 1BU
    Political Party: Liberal Democrats
    Committees
    • Planning Committee
    • Finance And General Purposes Committee
    • Parks And Amenities Committee
    • City Emergency Committee
    • Accommodation Working Group
    • Healthy Streets Working Group
    • Truro And Kenwyn Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group
    • New Life For City Buildings Working Group
    • Zero Carbon Working Group
    • Grants Sub-Committee
    Steven is the current Mayor of Truro City Council

    Councillor Stuart V Roden

    Moresk & Trehaverne Ward
    Telephone: 01872 241079
    rodenstuart@gmail.com
    Address: 7 Lychgate Drive Truro TR1 3UE
    Political Party: Labour
    Committees
    • Finance And General Purposes Committee
    • Parks And Amenities Committee
    • Accommodation Working Group
    • Truro And Kenwyn Neighbourhood Development Plan Steering Group
    • Grants Sub-Committee

    Councillor Vacancy

    Tregolls Ward
    Committees
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