Clr Cooper proves to be a top Tweeter.
Newsome's Clr Andrew Cooper came eighth in the 100 most influential eco industry Tweeters.
Clr Cooper said: "Obviously pleased that my use of 140 characters has found favour.
"I never tweet what I've had for breakfast but I do link it to my blog where I've usually a fair bit to say about matters to do with sustainable energy, the local council and issues in the area I represent.
"With over 1500 followers I'm not in the Russell Brand or Stephen Fry league, but I do find it a good way of getting ideas across and occasionally taking the mickey out of politicians."