Bill Dixon M.B.E., B.A. (Hons.)

Councillor Bill Dixon

Political Party



Eastbourne Ward

Contact Details

8 Stanhope Road North,
Darlington, DL3 7AR

01325 486588

About the Councillor

I was originally elected to the Council in 1979 to represent the Eastbourne North Ward, which changed to the Eastbourne Ward in 2003. In 2011 I was elected as Leader of the Council. Following the Election in May 2015, I was re-elected to represent the Eastbourne Ward and I serve on the following Committees:

I also represent the Council on the following:

  • Association of Councillors - General Management Committee and Northern Branch Committee
  • Association of North East Councils - Leaders' and Elected Mayors' Group
  • Darlington Community Carnival Committee
  • Local Government Association
  • Combined Fire Authority
  • Combined Fire Authority - Joint Consultative Committee and Local Government Association
  • Association of Rail North Partnership Authorities - Rail North Ltd and Transport for the North
  • Darlington Partnership Board
  • Maidendale Nature and Fishing Reserve (Associate Member)
  • North East Strategic Migration Partnership - Named Substitute
  • Shadow South Tees Development Corporation  

All Members are required to complete a Members' Interest Form when they are elected to the Council.

View my Members' Interest Form [pdf document]

Ward Surgeries

I, along with Councillor Crichlow, will hold ward surgeries for the Eastbourne Ward on the following dates;


Dates Wednesday 21st March, 2018; Wednesday 16th May, 2018; Wednesday 20th June, 2018; Wednesday 18th July, 2018; Wednesday 19th September, 2018; Wednesday 17th October, 2018; Wednesday 21st November, 2018 and Wednesday 19th December, 2018.
Time 5pm - 6pm
Venue Pilmoor Green Community Centre
Dates Wednesday 28th February, 2018; Wednesday 28th March, 2018; Wednesday 25th April, 2018; Wednesday 30th May, 2018; Wednesday 27th June, 2018; Wednesday 25th July, 2018; Wednesday 26th September, 2018; Wednesday 31st October, 2018 and Wednesday 28th November 2018.
Time 3pm - 4pm
Venue Firthmoor Community Centre