About Our Mayor


The Official Photograph of 2022-2023 Mayor, Councillor Ken Robson

The Council elects a Town Mayor (Chairman of the Council) from among its members and the Mayor elected for the municipal year 2022 – 2023 is Councillor Ken Robson.

The Mayor will be fundraising during his year and his chosen charities are:

Together 21

Together 21 provides a wide range of fun learning activities to help children and young people, aged 0 – 17 with Down Syndrome to develop key skills.

Wishing Well

Wishing Well promote and provide leisure and social opportunities for people with learning difficulties. 

Mayor’s Events:

Armed Forces Day

Flag raising ceremony at St Clare’s Church St Cuthberts Way Newton Aycliffe DL5 5NT – Monday 20th June 2022 at 11am

Mayor at Home

Join the Mayor and Mayoress for refreshments at the Council Chamber, Council Offices, School Aycliffe Lane Newton Aycliffe DL5 6QF on Thursday 7th July 2022 from 2pm.  Contact 01325 300700 to reserve your seat.

Armistice Day

Meet in Newton Aycliffe Town Centre – Friday 11th November 2022 – 11am

Remembrance Day

Sunday 13th November 2022 

Civic Carol Service

St Clare’s Church St Cuthberts Way Newton Aycliffe DL5 5NT – Sunday 11th December 2022 – 4pm

Civic Dinner

Woodham Golf and Country Club Burnhill Way Newton Aycliffe DL5 4PN – Friday 24th February 2023

Anniversary / Birthday Celebrations 

Do you have a 100th Birthday or a 50th / 60th / 65th Wedding Anniversary to celebrate and would like the Mayor to visit with flowers?

Please contact the Mayor’s Secretary on 01325 300700. (Residents of the Parish of Great Aycliffe only).

In the Mayor’s absence, Council meetings and Civic duties will be carried out as necessary, by Councillor Neville Jones, as the Deputy Mayor.