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The Mayor of Eastleigh
What is a Mayor?
The Mayor is the Borough’s ‘First Citizen’ and is elected
annually by fellow councillors for one year at the annual meeting
of the Council in May. The Mayor chairs the full meetings of
the Council and normally takes a non-political role to ensure fair
In addition, the Mayor also represents the Council as the Civic
Head of the Borough at official functions and attends approximately
400 events during the term of office. At functions in the
Borough, the Mayor takes precedence over all other citizens.
The only exception to this is when Royalty or the Lord Lieutenant
are visiting the Borough.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the current Mayor?
The Mayor of
Eastleigh for the 2013/2014 Municipal Year is
Councillor Malcolm Cross. The Mayoress is Mrs Sue
The Deputy Mayor of Eastleigh is Councillor Tony Noyce and
Deputy Mayoress is Mrs Janice Noyce.
What is the correct way of addressing the Mayor?
The full title of the Mayor is The Worshipful the Mayor of the
Borough of Eastleigh.
The Mayor should be introduced as “The Mayor of Eastleigh” and
be addressed as “Mr Mayor" or "Your Worship", the Mayoress as
“Madam Mayoress”. The Deputy Mayor should be introduced as
“The Deputy Mayor of Eastleigh” and addressed as “Mr Deputy Mayor”,
the Deputy Mayoress as "Madam Deputy Mayoress".
Will the Mayor attend my function or event?
The Mayor can be invited to attend functions or activities,
arranged and organised in the Borough. These range from
meeting Royalty, welcoming overseas visitors, opening school fetes
and attending productions by local amateur dramatic
The Mayor also hosts visits to the Parlour from local schools
To invite the Mayor to a function please use our
Online Application Form
If the Mayor is unable to attend an event, the Deputy Mayor will
be asked to attend on the Mayor’s behalf. If you would like
the Mayor to attend a function or you would like to arrange for a
group visit to the Parlour please contact the Mayor's Assistant on
023 8068 8134, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to:
The Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of Eastleigh
Councillor Malcolm Cross
Eastleigh Borough Council
What are the Mayor's charities for 2013/14?
Each Mayor supports nominated charities by organising various
events to raise fund throughout the Mayoral Year. This year,
the Mayor has chosen the following charities:
If you would like to make a donation to the Mayor's Appeal,
please make cheques payable to 'Eastleigh Borough Council' and send
it to the Mayor at the above address.
How can I nominate a charity?
To be nominated for the Appeal, please write to the Mayor’s
Office enclosing information about the charity and any planned
projects. The Mayor-Elect will look at all the information
supplied, usually in March, and you will be notified if
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