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The Mayor of Morpeth – Councillor Nic Best

Councillor Nic Best

The Mayor of Morpeth, for the period May 2017 to May 2018 is Councillor Nic Best.  He is accompanied by his Mayoress – Joan Howard.

The Mayor’s chosen charity for this year is Wansbeck Valley Food Bank  who help anyone in the Wansbeck Valley area with an emergency need for food.

The Mayor of Morpeth can be contacted by using the following email address mayor@morpeth-tc.gov.uk

The Mayor of Morpeth is the ceremonial head of the Town. The role came into being on the 1st April 2009 after the abolition of Castle Morpeth Borough Council and it’s mayoral role ceased.

Morpeth Town Council maintains the historical and ceremonial traditions of the Office of Mayor who will promote the town locally, nationally and internationally.


The Deputy Mayor of Morpeth – Councillor Jack Gebhard

 Councillor Jack Gebhard



Past Mayors of Morpeth:

2016 – 2017 Cllr Andrew Tebbutt
2015 – 2016 Cllr Alison Byard
2014 – 2015 Cllr Nic Best
2013 – 2014 Cllr Joan Tebbutt
2012 – 2013 Cllr Mark Horton
2011 – 2012 Cllr Phil Taylor
2009 – 2011 Cllr Ken Brown