Carnforth Town Council

Town Clerk & Responsible Financ Officer

Bob Bailey

Bob has been our Town Clerk since April 2018, having just retired from Lancaster City Council after nearly 40 years service.

As our Town Clerk, Bob has a statutory duty to carry out the instructions of the Council as a functioning and recognised local authority.

His main role is to advise Members on, and assist in, the Council’s activities and to produce all the information required for making and effectively implementing decisions.  He is also responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of the Council and is our ‘Responsible Spending Officer’, which is a statutory role with responsibility for maintaining the Council’s accounts and providing advice and support to the Council, ensuring value for money and sound financial management.

If you have any matters that you wish to raise with the Council, Bob should be contacted in the first instance.

You can get in touch with Bob via email: or telephone: 07828254149

Opening hours are normally: Tuesday 09:00 – 16:00; Wednesday 09:00 – 16:00; Thursday 09:00 – 14:30; Friday 09:00 – 16:00