Meet your councillor

Ponteland has 12 elected Town Councillors, with three in each of its four wards. There are also four Ponteland County Councillors.

  • North Ward

    Richard Dodd

    Richard Dodd

    Born and bred in Northumberland, Richard can trace both sides of his family back to the Border Reivers. He was born in Great Whittington and began farming upon his father’s death […]

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  • Christine Greenwell

    Christine Greenwell

    Christine Greenwell is married with three children, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and has lived in Ponteland since 1996. She worked for over 20 years for an Italian white goods […]

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  • Lyle Darwin

    Lyle was elected as a councillor of Ponteland Town Council, North Ward on May 2017. Lyle is involved with the Highways committee and also part of the accounts committee. Lyle […]

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  • East Ward

    Christine Caisley

    Christine Caisley

    Christine has lived in the Ponteland area since 2000 and been a councillor for approaching 7 years. Recently retired from her post of clinical nurse in Primary Health she is […]

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  • Sue Johnson

    Sue Johnson

    Sue Johnson became a councillor in May 2013 and sits on the Planning and Environment committees.  She is also a member of the Footpath User Group, where a dozen residents […]

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  • Thomas Edwards-Clay

           

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  • South Ward

    Sufi Ahmed

           

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  • Alan Hall

    Alan became a Councillor with Ponteland Town Council in May 2017, representing the South Ward. Alan wants to work for the good of the community in Ponteland and believes that […]

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  • Vacancy

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  • West Ward

    Adam Shanley

    Adam Shanley

    Adam has been a resident of Ponteland for the past seven years and believes passionately in serving and improving the local community. He was elected to  Ponteland Town Council in […]

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  • Katrina Woodrow

    Katrina has lived in Ponteland since 1984, where she has raised her children and stepchildren, who are now grown up. She used to work as a volunteer for Radio Tyneside […]

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  • Alan Varley

    Alan Varley

    Alan Varley, born in Lancaster and educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School, has lived in Ponteland since 1985 and has worked for UK Border Force (formerly UK Immigration Service) since 1970, […]

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