Loftus Town Mayor 2020/21

Members of Loftus Town Council were pleased to elect Councillor Michael Barnes as Mayor and Chair for the year 2020/21. Councillor Barnes had been acting Chair after the sad passing of Councillor Kath Cornes in March 2020. Councillor Barnes supported Councillor Cornes in her Mayoral duties during her elected year due to ill health.

Councillor Barnes chosen charity is The British Heart Foundation and he hopes before his year is out he will be able to return to charitable fundraising. 

Councillor Allan Greening is Vice-Chair for 2020/21 and looks forward to supporting Councillor Barnes.

Loftus Town Mayor 2019/20

Members of Loftus Town Council were delighted to elect Cllr Kath Cornes as Mayor and Chair for the year 2019/20. Cllr Cornes is honoured to represent the Town Council and the Parish of Loftus. Throughout the year she will be supporting her chosen Charities, Cancer Research UK and the Royal British Legion. On the first Saturday of each month Cllr Cornes runs a Charity Coffee Morning from 10am to 12 noon in Loftus Town Hall to raise money for local charities and good causes. If you would like to get involved to raise funds for your good cause please contact the office on 01287 641000. Cllr Michael Barnes is Vice-Chair for 2019/20 and he is very much looking forward to supporting Cllr Cornes.

Here Cllr Cornes can be seen with the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Barry Hunt.

Completion of Audit 2018/19

Click here to view the Completion of Audit for 2018/19.

Accounts and Audit for the year ended 31st March 2019 

together with details for the exercise of Public Rights 

Accounts and Audit for the year ended 31st March 2019 together with details for the exercise of Public Rights. 
Click here to see the unaudited accounts for the year ended 31 March.
Click here to see the amended accounts.

Notice of Conclusion of the Audit 

Please click here to view the Notice of Conclusion of the Audit - Annual Return for the year ended 31st March 2018.

Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2018 

Click here to see the Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2018

Council Information 

The Council has 14 non-remunerated Town Councillors covering the wards of Easington. Liverton, Loftus and Skinningrove (including Carlin How). The Chairman of the Council is selected annually by the Council Members, and is the Civic Town Mayor for the year. The Mayor for 2015/16 is Councillor Michael Hodgson.
The full Town Council meets in the Council Chamber at Loftus Town Hall, at 7pm on the first Monday of every month except August.
There are currently 5 Committees Allotments, Environment, Planning, Policy & Finance, and Town Hall(with entertainments). These Committees generally meet at Loftus Town Hall, at varying times and at varying intervals. 

Prior to meetings, agendas are displayed on the notice board outside Loftus Town Hall and also on the website. Minutes of past meetings are available to view at the Town Council Office(in the Town Hall), and in Loftus and Redcar libraries(periodically updated) and also on the website.
Members of the press and public are welcome to attend Meetings, although there is not normally the opportunity for them to speak and there are certain confidential issues from which they may be excluded.

The Council manages Loftus Town Hall, Allotments at Westfield and Cowescote and Public Toilets at Water Lane and West Road. During the year, Loftus Town Council organises Christmas lights, Tea Dances, Civic Concerts, an Annual Citizens Award, a Loftus and Villages in Bloom Competition and a Decorated Shop Window Competition. The Mayor may also choose to arrange a variety of events for charity during his year of office - the Council will generally provide back-up and administrative support for these events.

Current Councillors' contact details and membership of Committees are available from the Clerk. A Register of Members Interests may be viewed at the Town Council Office, as may recent Accounts, budgets and Annual Return, responses to consultations and planning applications, Code of Conduct and policy statements. It is intended that some of these documents will eventually be published on this website. Charges of up to 10p per sheet (black and white) + actual postage charge may be levied for providing photocopies of documents. The charge for photocopying may be waived if less than £1.