The Mayor of Newton Abbot 2017/18

The Mayor of Newton Abbot for 2017/18 is Councillor Ann Jones and she will be raising money through various events for her Charities: The Towersey Foundation and Meadowside Residential Home.

Mayor’s Cadet

Each year the Mayor chooses a cadet from one of the youth services in the Town to be the Mayoral Cadet for the forthcoming year.

Cllr Jones has decided to utilise a cadet from both the Newton Abbot Army Cadets and the TS Canonteign- Teign Valley & District Sea Cadet Unit 609.  Jack Hewett ill be representing the Army Cadets and Imogen Fuller will be representing the Sea Cadets.

The Cadets will take it in turns to accompany the Mayor to various Mayoral engagements.  

Chaplain for the year will be Rev. Prebendary Alan White.

Contact Details

Councillor Mrs Ann Jones

29 Orleigh Avenue

Newton Abbot

TQ12 2TP

Telephone: Home 01626 369311

Mobile: 07951 591143

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

If you would like the Mayor to officially attend a funtion please contact the Mayor's Secretary, Mrs Carla Winsborrow 01626 201120 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Details of the Mayor

Date joined Newton Abbot Town Council - 2013

Ward - Bushell

Political Party - Liberal Democrats

Member of the Town Council Committees: Community & Heritage Committee, Finance & Audit Committe, Planning Committee, Policy & Resources Committee, Events Sub-Committee, Community Engagement Group, Strategic Planning Forum, Neighbourhood Plan Monitoring Group

Personal Details


Born in Wolverhampton.

joined the Women's Royal Naval Service in 1977 and completed 9 years service.  

I moved to Newton Abbot with my parents where I met my husband, Chris and we married in 1997.  

We have two daughters who are both studying at South Dartmoor. 

I play whist and like walking.  My spare time is spent being Vice-Chair of Sport & Leisure Committee for the Devon Federation of Women’s Institute; Secretary of the Lustleigh branch of the Royal British Legion and of course Newton Abbot Town Council.






Mayors Engagements

Newton Abbot Town Council

Town Hall

Great Western House,

9 Devon Square,

Newton Abbot

TQ12 2HN

Tel: 01626 201120

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Monday to Friday

08:30am - 01:00pm

and 02:00pm - 04:30pm 

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