People

Paul Sellars

The son of a miner, Paul Sellars was raised in Northumberland, educated at Blyth Grammar School and had a 34 year career in Her Majesty’s Prison Service, serving at establishments countywide having joined as a Prison Officer and progressed through to senior ranks.  

Rachael Hogg

Rachael was born in Northumberland and has lived in Morpeth with her partner and young daughter since 2010.

Jayne Clayton

Jayne is originally from Liverpool but has lived in Morpeth for 14 years and works as a team leader in the care industry in Northumberland.

Richard Wearmouth

Richard Wearmouth is the Chair of the MWCA and a previous county and town council candidate. Richard has worked hard to help make sure that the MWCA rolls up its sleeves and engages with the issues affecting our area.

Jack Gebhard

Jack is currently chair of the Morpeth branch of the local Conservative Party. In the May 2013 Morpeth Town Council election, Jack stood for the Kirkhill ward where he has lived all of his life and came within 1 vote of successful election.

Nicola Bawn

Nicola works as a community pharmacist and lives locally with her husband and young family.

David Towns

David Towns is the Conservative Candidate for the Pegswood Division for the County Council Elections in May 2017. 

David Bawn

David was elected County Councillor for Morpeth North in 2013. A previous chairman of the MWCA David oversaw a dramatic change in the party which became ever more locally focused and engaged under his stewardship.

Justin Clayton

Born in Liverpool, Justin has lived in Morpeth for 14 years. He currently works with learning disabled adults but most of his working life has been spent in retail and hospitality business management.

John Beynon

John Beynon is the MWCA spokesperson for the county council ward of Stobhill.  John came very close to winning the seat in the May 2013 County Council elections where his message resonated with local people fed up with the Lib Dem administration at the county and town council levels.  John is a high