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Parish Councillors

PARISH Councillors are elected every 4 years.  Lynemouth Parish Council has 12 council 'seats' serving the electorate [approximately 1,124 electors] as follows:-

This Members' page provides a list of current parish councillors.

The main point of contact with the Parish Council is through the Parish Clerk who can be contacted on most week days during normal office hours on telephone number: 07541 774763 (message service available), or via e-mail at: 


Councillor | Liz Dunn - Chair
Liz Dunn - Chair
Address: 16 West Market Street, Lynemouth, NE61 5TS

Councillor Liz Dunn is also Northumberland County Councillor for Lynemouth ward.
Councillor | Tom Dunn - Vice-Chairman
Tom Dunn - Vice-Chairman
Address: 16 West Market Street, Lynemouth, NE61 5TS

Currently Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council.
Councillor | David Cotton
David Cotton
Address: 4 Lyne Terrace, Lynemouth, NE61 5UG

Currently Vice-Chairman of the Allotments Working Group.
Councillor | Sue Farr
Address: 2 Kingsley Road, Lynemouth, NE61 5YD

Co-opted on 4th September 2019.
Councillor | Brian Grisdale
Brian Grisdale
Address: 25 Ingleby Terrace, Lynemouth, NE61 5XS

Councillor | Kevin Hindmarsh
Kevin Hindmarsh
Address: 4 Bridge Road, Lynemouth, NE61 5YJ

Councillor | Carol Ann Johnson
Address: 2, Boland Road, Lynemouth, NE61 5UD

Councillor | Barry Kent
Barry Kent
Address: 42 Park Road, Lynemouth, NE61 5XJ

Co-opted on 7th February 2018.
Councillor | Wayne Parker
Wayne Parker
Address: 2 Guildford Square, Lynemouth, NE61 5XN

Co-opted on 7th November 2018.
Councillor | Julia Say
Address: Park House, Lynemouth, NE61 5XQ

Co-opted on 1st May 2018.
Councillor | Gillian Thompson, MBE - Honorary Freeman
Gillian Thompson, MBE - Honorary Freeman
Address: 78 Albion Terrace, Lynemouth, NE61 5TB

Councillor Gillian Thompson was the first recipient of the honorary freedom of the parish, Gillian has served in many positions and has held the office of Chair of the Parish Council. Currently Chair of the Allotments Working Group.
County Councillor | Liz Dunn
Mob: 07779983685
Email: Send email using your mail program or Send email using a form
Address: 16 West Market Street, Lynemouth, Northumberland, NE61 5TS

Northumberland County Councillor for Lynemouth ward. Telephone 07779983685. email:

Youth Councillor | VACANT
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Co-opted to be the lead young person representing the views and ideas of other young people locally in Lynemouth.
Honorary Freeman | Mrs Sarah (Sadie) Hannah Williamson, MBE
Sarah (Sadie) Hannah Williamson, MBE

Mrs. Sadie Williamson holds the MBE for services to the community for a range of work. A founder member of Lynemouth Ladies’ Tuesday Club, social secretary for a Darby and Joan club, running a dancing class, and organising the annual shoebox appeal.
Honorary Freeman | Alderman Milburn Irving Douglas [deceased]
Alderman Milburn Irving Douglas [deceased]

Milburn Douglas [Doug] proudly represented the Lynemouth Ward on Northumberland County Council. He lived in the village for over 40 years [1969-2011]. He was Mayor of Castle Morpeth in 2005-06; 2007-08 (2nd term); and Honorary Alderman 2009.

Register of Interests

Councillors are required to complete a register of interest form. You can view the Lynemouth Parish Council's Registerable Interests on Northumberland County Council's website:


The parish councillors' and any staff images on this page must not be stored, recorded, republished, or otherwise processed without the explicit agreement of Lynemouth Parish Council. They are not licenced for use under the Open Government Licence.

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