John Lewer

Shaftesbury West Councillor

John is now retired, having spent most of his career as a lecturer at the Army School of Signals in Blandford.  He has lived in or near Shaftesbury since 1982, and joined the Council in 2010.  During his time as Mayor (2017-18), he chose “Dementia Friendly Shaftesbury” as his Charity, and he is currently the Chairman of the Shaftesbury and District Dementia Friendly Community Steering Group.  This group (which is not directly connected to the Council) is working to co-ordinate the efforts of all the organisations in the Town, and expects that Shaftesbury (and district) will become officially recognised as a Dementia Friendly Community later in 2019.


39 Layton Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8EY


01747 852710

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