Your Parish Councillors


Councillor Morgan McClintock – Chair

I have been a resident of Nunthorpe for over fifteen years, and have been a Parish Councillor here for about four years.  I was employed by Teesside University as a manager for more than thirty years, where my responsibilities included governance, legal advice, and estates development. I have recently served on the  Board of North Star Housing Association. I am currently a Governor of Middlesbrough College, and a campaigner with Ourgreenways and Middlesbrough Alternative Planning Partnership.

I am Secretary of Middlesbrough Liberal Democrats.

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Councillor Ros Davey

I have lived in Nunthorpe since 1972. I am a retired nurse with 43 years’ experience. My interests and hobbies include craft work, needlework, and knitting.

I am hoping that the new Community Centre will help bring everbody together, especially the elderly and people who live on their own.

I am a member of the Town Hall Volunteers.


Councillor Wade Tovey MBE TD MSc – Vice Chair

Chair of Nunthorpe Community Council, Lead of ourGreenways, Project Leader North East Social Care and Health Advisors, Chair RCVDA, Editor of Greater Nunthorpe News

Have lived in Nunthorpe since 1963 (bar two years in Linthorpe). My father helped start Nunthorpe School and the Evening Institute. I retired as Assistant Dean Enterprise, SHSC, Teesside University and served the last 12 years of 28 in the TA as a Colonel.

Strongly believe in empowerment and transformation in public services see:

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Councillor Adrian Walker

I was born in Marton and have lived here for more than 50 years, currently on Dixons Bank. I attended Captain Cook School, Nunthorpe School and Kirby College. I have been married for more than 40 years, and have two children who attended Nunthorpe School and Chandlers Ridge. we now have four grandchildrenwith the families in Marton and Sydney.

I am a retired Sales Executive with experience of high capital value business equipment, national accounts and their management. As well as being a Parish Councillor, I am involved in theMiddlesbrough Alternative Planning Partnership (MAPP), Ourgreenways, Community Champions, Greater Nunthorpe News, and was the Middlesbrough Election Agent for the Mayor.

My interests are varied including our golden retriever (2007 – 2021) and keeping tropical fish (for 25 years now). I have a collection of classic bikes, lawnmowers and stationery engines. I am a campaigner for seeking the best outcomes for Middlesbrough, exploring our area, and Countryside Green issues.

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Councillor Mieka Smiles

I am your Conservative ward councillor for Nunthorpe and deputy mayor of Middlesbrough. I love residents getting in touch to tell me their ideas and hopes for our area. I have two children – George, 10, and Harriet, eight. We live in Nunthorpe and love it here. I look forward to hearing from you!

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Mike Eccles

Councillor Mike Eccles

I have lived on Teesside for most of my life and in Nunthorpe for more than 40 years. I am married with two adult children, one in Swindon, one in New York, and one grandchild. I graduated as a Chemical Engineer, practised that profession for many years before becoming a Human Resources Manager, all in the local chemical industry. I was then self employed as an HR Consultant until my recent retirement.

I volunteer with the local GP surgery and with Academy admissions appeals. I was a Church Charity Chair with a leadership role in the church for many years. My principal hobbies are digital photography, genealogy and messing about in the digital world! I spend too much money on books.

Councillor Carol McCardle

I was born in Middlesbrough and have lived in the overall  area all my life. My formative years living in Linthorpe, Ormesby and Marton. Moving to Nunthorpe in 1987 when I met my husband. Both our children grew up in Nunthorpe, attending The Avenue Primary  and Nunthorpe Comprehensive schools.

I retired from Nursing in 2015 having worked in a variety of roles within the NHS for more than 30 years. The majority of my career was working in various Public Health roles, including Public Health Nursing, Regional Childhood Obesity Lead and managing local Health Improvement Services.  I undertook a BSc in Public Health at Teesside University and remain passionate about Public Health and well-being, particularly that of children and young people.

My interests and hobbies  are travel, reading and walking my dog, exploring our many local walks, pathways and bridleways. I am also a keen golfer, currently (2021/22) Lady Captain at Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Club,  striving to get more Ladies playing the sport.

I love living in Nunthorpe and want to use my life skills and interests to help move the area forward to benefit us all.

Councillor Russ Lynch

Hi I’m Russell Lynch or “Russ”.

I’m a happily married HGV driving father of four, with a crazy dog! We live in Nunthorpe Village. I wish to both help the people of Nunthorpe and push Nunthorpe forward in any way that benefits our lovely little part of the mighty Boro. Feel free to contact me regarding any suggestions or anything troubling you and I will help any way I can.

Councillor Martin Lyon

I have lived in Nunthorpe for 15 years with my wife Catherine and four children. 

We are the fourth family to live at The Station House, Nunthorpe since the property went into private ownership.

In my professional life I have been employed by Tesco for 28 years in a senior leadership role.

Proud of where we call home, I want to work with others to ensure Nunthorpe gets the best deal locally, to strive for continual improvements in services and make a difference for current and future generations.

You are likely to see me around Nunthorpe daily, walking our Cockerpoos – don’t hesitate to say Hello.

vacancy Vacancy

We have room for two 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

A Livingstone  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 Carlton and Whorlton Parish Councils.