In July 2007, the council voted to give the title of Honorary Aldermen to two former District Councillors Elsa Boyce and Briony Newport.
This honour was in recognition of both women's dedicated years of service to the Council and the local community.
Mrs Boyce and Mrs Newport stood down as District Councillors at the local elections in May 2007. Mrs Boyce had served on the Council since 1987 and Mrs Newport since 1991.
Here is a list of all of the Vale's Aldermen and the years in which they were appointed.
1991 - John Jones OBE
2003 - Margaret MacKenzie
2007 - Else Boyce
2007 - Briony Newport
2011 - Terry Cox
2011 - Joyce Hutchinson
Last reviewed: 03 - 12 - 2012