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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

Councillor Liz Dunn is also Northumberland County Councillor for Lynemouth ward.
Councillor | Tom Dunn - Vice-Chairman
Tom Dunn - Vice-Chairman

Vice-Chairman of the Parish Council.
Councillor | David Cotton
David Cotton

Vice-Chairman of the Allotments Working Group.
Councillor | Sue Farr

Co-opted on 4th September 2019.
Councillor | Brian Grisdale
Brian Grisdale

Councillor | Kevin Hindmarsh
Kevin Hindmarsh

Councillor | Carol Ann Johnson

Councillor | Barry Kent
Barry Kent

Co-opted on 7th February 2018.
Councillor | Julia Say

Co-opted on 1st May 2018.
Councillor | George Stoker

Co-opted on 5th February 2020.
Councillor | Gillian Thompson, MBE - Honorary Freeman
Gillian Thompson, MBE - Honorary Freeman

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
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Northumberland County Councillor for Lynemouth ward.

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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