About Newport Town Council
Newport Town Council was originally established in 1894 and took its present form in 1972. The Town Council Office is based in The Guildhall in Newport High Street and is open to the public from 10am to 3pm during the week. There is an answering machine service should you wish to leave a message at other times.
The Town Council represents the first tier of local government and consists of 12 Councillors who between them represent the four Wards in the Town - North, South, East & West during their 4 year term in office. They have a wide age range, diverse backgrounds, experience and political persuasions bringing a variety of experiences and assorted views to the Council. You can find out who your Councillor is and read more information about them here if you click here. The Council selects a Mayor at its Annual Meeting in May to serve for the forthcoming year.