New Mayor for Newcastle
16 May 2019 Local News
Newcastle-under-Lyme has a new Mayor. Councillor Simon White was voted in yesterday and takes over the role from Councillor Gill Heesom, who has thoroughly enjoyed her year as Mayor.
The announcement was made at last nights Annual Council meeting.
The position of Mayor is largely ceremonial but as well as raising money for charities, he or she chairs Full Council meetings and is responsible for making sure they are run efficiently.
Councillor White is looking forward to the challenge of the year ahead, and he will be supporting “The Jill Clewes Academy for Theatre Arts”.