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:

Armistice Day

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

Remembrance Day

Sunday 13th November 2022 

Charity Event

At the Big Club Sheraton Road Newton Aycliffe DL5 5NU on Friday 18th November 7pm – 11pm.  Featuring music from ‘Ocean’.  Tickets cost £3, contact 01325 300700 to reserve your place.

Civic Carol Service

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

Civic Dinner

Redworth Hall Hotel – Friday 24th March 2023 – 6.30pm

The Mayor would like to thank the following businesses for donations to help his fundraising activities this year:

Salvation Army,   

Roman Ltd

The Herbal Gin Company,

The Leisure Centre Newton Aycliffe

The Vape Shop,  

Costa Coffee,

Cafe Pronto

After Glowz Studio

Aimeelou Nails

Jorjas Attic

Thames Fruit and Veg

Mikes Fish Bar


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.