Gilly FOORTSE

Gilly FOORTSE

Town Mayor and Councillor for South Ward

Serves on: 

Development and Market Committee, Policy and Resources Committee, HR Committee, Leisure and Environment Committee, Full Council

Born in Norfolk, I was educated at Fakenham Grammar School and then read Modern Languages at Exeter University. After a career in Fashion Export I returned to Fakenham in 1988 when I opened Gilly’s of Burnham Market.

I am Chairman of the Friends of Cranmer House and also enjoy volunteering at the Fakenham Academy helping with French and Spanish.

I joined the Council in 2016 and believe that Fakenham has a lot to offer but has a tendency to undervalue itself. I am keen to reverse this trend and promote and celebrate the Town’s many and varied assets.

01328 853653