An election was held on Thursday 18 January 2024 to fill the vacant seat in the Seghill with Seaton Delaval Ward. Mr Rob Forsyth (pictured above) of Seaton Delaval was duly elected.
Rob is originally from Blyth and joined the Army in 2008 as a Life Guard in the Household Cavalry. Rob completed three years of ceremonial duties with the Household Cavalry in London before moving on to armoured reconnaissance. Rob left the Army in 2014 and settled down in Seaton Delaval where he has worked in Security and Risk Management and been involved in work with Armed Forces Charities; he was instrumental in setting up the Veteran’s Breakfast project in the area.
Rob is looking forward to working with the community and helping residents with any issues they require support with.
The Declaration of Result is below: