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Mayor of Wyre

The council appoints a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor every year at its annual meeting in May. Throughout the year the Mayor hosts a number of functions, many of which raise money for charity. Some of these functions are open to the public.

Mayoral facts:

  • The Mayor is considered as the First Citizen of the borough. The only exception to this rule is when Royalty or the Lord Lieutenant visits
  • The office of Mayor dates back as far as A.D.451
  • The title is derived from the French, 'Monsieur le Maire' and before that it probably originated from the Latin 'Major'

The Mayor chairs full meetings of the council, in accordance with Standing Orders and acts in a fair and impartial manner. As Mayor, he/she cannot be a Member of the Cabinet and/or a committee member.

Mayor of Wyre for 2020/2022

The Mayor for the year  is - Councillor Andrea Kay

The Deputy Mayor for the year is  - Councillor Howard Ballard 

The Mayor's charity for 2020/2021 is Doherty's Destiny

Other fundraising 

If you wish to hold an event in aid of the Mayor's charities then please complete our Mayoral charity event registration form