The Mayor of Newton Abbot 2019/20

The Mayor of Newton Abbot for 2019/20 is Councillor Richard Jenks and he will be raising money through various events for his Charities: Dementia and Homestart.

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.

Cadet  Freddie Walker from the 1322 Air Training Corps has been chosen to act at the Mayor's Cadet for 2019/2020.   Freddie will accompany the Mayor to various engagements. 

The Mayor's Chaplain for the year will be Rev. Gareth Regan.

Contact Details

Councillor Richard Jenks

3 Stoneleigh Close


Newton Abbot

TQ12 1QZ

Telephone: Home 01626 353558

Mobile: 07977 507280

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 - 2007

Ward - Bradley

Political Party - Liberal Democrats

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

Personal Details

II was born in Yorkshire and went to school in Bournemouth.

Before i retired I was a partner in a business consultancy.

I am married with 3 adult children and 3 grandchildren.

I have lived in Newton Abbot for 20 years.

I am interested in the environment, wildlife, walking and painting,





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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Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday

08:30am - 01:00pm and

02:00pm - 04:30pm 

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