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The Mayor of Morpeth – Councillor Alison Byard

The Mayor of Morpeth, for the period May 2019 to May 2020 is Councillor Alison Byard.

The Mayor’s chosen charity for this year is  Donations can be made via the following link to support the Mayor’s entry in the Great North Run this year, all proceeds will go direct to the charity,

The Mayor of Morpeth can be contacted by using the following email address

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 David Bawn


Past Mayors of Morpeth:

2018 – 2019 Cllr Jack Gebhard

2017 – 2018 Cllr Nic Best
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