Your Parish Councillors

Ken Councillor Ken Tomlinson – Chair

Ken became Chairman of Nunthorpe Parish Council in November 2013. Ken was born and went to school in Middlesbrough. He has lived in Nunthorpe with his wife Lesley for over forty years and they have four children. Ken graduated in Civil Engineering from Durham University and joined the Scientific Civil Service, Wallingford, Berkshire where he specialised in research into estuary and coastal engineering problems. He returned to Middlesbrough in the 1970’s and taught on the Civil Engineering degree course at what is now Teesside University. He has a PhD in Ship Mooring, and towards the end of his career he helped establish Queen’s College Durham where he became Senior Tutor. His interests include local affairs, athletics and gardening.

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john-harrison Councillor John Harrison

John has served Nunthorpe Parish Council  for over 10 years.  He is a retired Chartered Accountant having worked for many years as Financial Director of a large national Builders Merchants.  John has lived in Nunthorpe for six decades and attended Guisborough Grammar School. He is married to Pauline who was born in Nunthorpe who has lived in Nunthorpe all her life.  They have two children who were both educated in Nunthorpe prior to University.
John has been honorary treasurer for several large local charities

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Councillor David Leyland

David has been a member of Nunthorpe Residents Association and Nunthorpe Parish Council since 1976.   He is also a member of Nunthorpe Institute Management Committee.

A retired Architectural Technician, his interests include environmental issues, planning and architecture, transport, predominantly railways and local history.  David volunteers at two local primary schools helping the children to learn about nature through growing vegetables and trees.

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stephen Councillor Stephen Thomason

Stephen has been a Parish Councillor since 2015.  Married to Carol, he has lived in Nunthorpe since 2012 having previously lived in Marton. They have two sons and two daughters, all of whom have left home and they now live with their two cats, Harry & George – far less trouble.

Stephen spent his working life in the downstream oil industry and now acts as a business consultant. He has been a Parish Councillor since May 2015 and is passionate to defend Nunthorpe against overdevelopment in order to retain its character as a great place to live.

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Councillor David Tate

David is married to Liz and is Dad to two young girls.  He is new to the area of Nunthorpe, and he loves protecting and promoting the area.

David’s passion is community events, having fun, and bringing people together – he has organised  events in the past twelve months!

He works in a hospital, and in his free time loves pushing his baby around in a Silver Cross pram, exploring the area.

David is always here to help and listen.

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Councillor Morgan McClintock

Morgan, a resident of Nunthorpe for over twelve years, has been a Parish Councillor here for two years.  He was employed by Teesside University as a manager for more than thirty years, where his responsibilities included governance, legal advice, and estates development. He is currently a Board Member of North Star Housing Association, and a campaigner with Ourgreenways and Middlesbrough Alternative Planning Partnership.

Morgan is Secretary and Deputy Chair of Middlesbrough Liberal Democrats.

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Councillor Adrian Walker

Adrian was born in the Parkside Maternity Hospital and was brought up at Fairy Dell Nurseries at Marton in Cleveland. He attended Captain Cook Primary and Junior School, Nunthorpe School and later Kirby College in Linthorpe.

Adrian has worked in the office equipment industry and publishing for most of his life and is a retired Sales Executive of high capital value business machines. He owns land and property in South Middlesbrough and East Cleveland.

Adrian is Treasurer of Nunthorpe Community Council, co founder of Ourgreenways and is a member of MAPP (Middlesbrough Alternative Planning Partnership). He is passionate about Middlesbrough and became interested in local politics (with a small p) when Middlesbrough Council decided to devastate Dixons Bank where he has lived for over 30 years by adding a new lane at a cost of £1.7 million for what appeared to be political rather the technical reasons. He was election agent for Middlesbrough Mayoral candidate Andy Preston during the 2019 combined election which Mr. Preston won with a landslide victory. The Executive Member for Infrastructure Lewis Young was also unseated.

Adrian is married with two children, the eldest is both a UK and Australian citizen living in Manly in New South Wales and works in the education sector. The other works in the Telecommunications industry and lives more locally in Marton. He currently has two grandchildren a Golden Retriever and is a keeper of Tropical Fish.

Adrian has an interest in his local area, book collecting, interesting vehicles and has a small collection of vintage horticultural engines and equipment at his workshop.

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vacancy Vacancy x 5

We have room for five more Parish Councillors, so if you are interested in joining us at the Nunthorpe Parish Council please contact the Clerk here to find out more.

The Parish Clerk

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 Angela Livingstone, Parish Clerk

Angela has lived locally all her life, attending Captain Cooks School then Nunthorpe Secondary school, where her three daughters have also studied. She is passionate about the area and has been an active member of both Chandlers Ridge Academy and Nunthorpe Academy parents groups.

Angela has held the position of Parish Clerk since 2009. Since that time she has taken over the position of Responsible Financial Officer and has completed her qualification in CILCA – Certificate in Local Council Administration. Angela also works for Redcar & Cleveland Council as a Governance Support Officer and is a Parish Clerk for Whorlton Parish Council.