The Deputy Mayor of Newton Abbot 2017/18

Councillor Ken Purchase

I was born in Tiverton and moved to Newton Abbot when I was 6 months old. I attended the schools of Bearnes, Wolborough and Highweek Senior and a private school in Torquay for 2 years.

I was an apprentice plasterer with Hugh Mills and Gaye then went to work at Centrax and lastly was a caretaker at the Newton Abbot Adult Education Centre.

I am married to Dulcie and we have two grown up daughters, three grandchildren and one great granddaughter, 

I have been in the Scout movement for 58 years and the Newton Abbot Town Crier for 21 years.

My other hobbies are gardening and campanology.

Contact Details

Councillor Ken Purchase

9 Denbury Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 6AD

Telephone: 01626 353063

Mobile: 07938 789375

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Committees - Community & Heritage Committee, Finanace & Audit Committee, Planning Committee, Policy & Resources Committee, Events Sub-Committee, Community Engagement Group, Strategic Planning Forum, Neighbourhood Plan Monitoring Group


Deputy Mayor Engagements

Newton Abbot Town Council

Town Hall

Great Western House,

9 Devon Square,

Newton Abbot

TQ12 2HN

Tel: 01626 201120

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Monday to Friday

08:30am - 01:00pm

and 02:00pm - 04:30pm 

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