National award for Ryde’s clerk

By Press Release Nov 4, 2021

Ryde Town Council’s clerk, Lisa Dyer, has won the Society of Local Council Clerks (SLCC) ‘New Clerk of the Year’ award.

The award celebrate clerks who have excelled in the early stages of their career. Lisa began her new position as town clerk in the midst of the pandemic and, despite the challenges she faced because of this, has transformed and helped reshape the Town Council.

Mayor of Ryde, Cllr Michael Lilley, said: “Lisa has been given the national recognition she so richly deserves. She has kept Ryde going through the pandemic and supported her amazing staff team while developing and growing the council in impossible circumstances.

“Ryde is not only buzzing but economically and socially growing, and Lisa and her team deserve much praise. It’s a proud day for Ryde and the Isle of Wight as Lisa is a local woman who has done so much good.”