My Year as Deputy Mayor

Our civic year ended with the full council photograph at the Town Hall – May 2015

The highlight of our year was to be nominated by our city to attend the Buckingham Palace Garden Party in the company of Her Majesty the Queen on May 28th 2015

Rita received her well deserved award too. May 20th 2015

Receiving my service award from the outgoing Mayor Cllr David Over. May 20th 2015

Honoured to receive my service award tonight 20th May 2015

The Mayors Ball. March 20th 2015

In the Mayors Parlour with Freedom of the City award winners The Salvation Army. March 4th 2015

Wisbech Town Hall before the Mayors Civic Ceremony. March 1st 2015

Simply Stunning. Peterborough Cathedral. February 28th 2015

The RAF Wyton Band 60th Anniversary Charity Concert. A fantastic performance to a sold out Peterborough Cathedral. February 28th 2015

Opening the Peterborough Scribes Exhibition at the Museum. February 26th 2015

Meeting just some of the so very talented Peterborough Scribes. February 26th 2015

Thanksgiving with the Base Colonel at Alconbury Air Base. 26th November 2014

Welcoming the Chinese Principal on behalf of Peterborough Regional College. 25th November 2014

Staff and guests join Rita and I at the opening of the Unite4Humanity charity shop in Broadway. 22nd November 2014. (Photo reproduced with the permission of David Lowndes)

The Chairman & Lady of South Holland Civic Service. Donington nr Spalding. 16th November 2014

Viewing some of the winning junior entries at the Peterborough Art Society Exhibition . 11th November 2014. (Photo reproduced with the permission of David Lowndes)

Armistice Day 11th November 2014. (Photo reproduced with the permission of David Lowndes)

In the superb company of the Mayor, Mayoress, Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress of Kings Lynn for Trafalgar Day Charity Maritime Supper at Kings Lynn Town Hall. 21st October 2014

A brilliant charity event in excellent company and superb surroundings. 17th October 2014

The very well deserved Freedom of the City Service for Mrs Brenda Swift. 13th October 2014

The Justice Service as guests of The High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire – Peterborough Cathedral 5th |October 2014

Pride of Stanground East. Our YOPEY Award Winner Harriet Smith at the Cambridgeshire Young People of the Year Awards – Ely Cathedral. 1st October 2014

We enjoyed a lovely day at the Mayor of Raunds Civic Ceremony. 28th September 2014

Supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance at their Charity Fundraising Ball. 27th September 2014

Presenting medals at the Peterborough Special Olympic Swimming Gala. 27th September 2014

With just some of the residents and friends of Fair View Court at their Open Day and Macmillan Coffee Morning Fund Raiser

Jimmy the Donkey Memorial Service at Central Park. 25th September 2014

Very smart pupils from Southfields School. A credit to Stanground. 25th September 2014

Chairman of South Kesteven District Council Civic Service. 21st September

A Spitfire Flypast, RAF Cadets Rifle Parade and the RAF Military Band playing the classics – Dam Busters, Battle of Britain and 633 Squadron and more. What a fantastic and emotional evening at RAF Wittering. 11th September 2014

Very excited to receive an invitation to the RAF Wittering Annual Reception. 11th September 2014

Mayor of Ramsey Civic Ceremony. 7th September 2014

A great and truly inspiring event the Inspire Peterborough Sport England Award Celebration Launch today at Ferry Meadows was today. I’m sure you’ll recognise one very famous local man with me in this picture, but how about Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE, the highly successful Paralympian? A Peterborough boy done good. 4th September 2014

Duelled with this guy claiming to be from the ‘Empire’ today at Ferry Meadows? Easy win though. I told him best pack up the fags….his breathing was terrible. 4th September 2014

Welcome Service – Rev Gareth Baron – Southside Methodist Church. 1st September 2014

‘Stick em up’ and celebrating the success of what must be the longest raffle in history! Avery House Care Home Annual Summer Fete. 23rd August 2014

Welcoming the Deputy High Commissioner for Antigua and Barbuda to the Peterborough Sailability BBQ Event – Peterborough Rowing Club. 17th August 2014

Stepping out on the RBL 8th Poppy Walk around Central Park. Your pledges raised a fantastic £200. Thank you. 17th August 2014

Growing Greener Display & Fun Day – Fantastic recycling initiatives and art fun day – Queensgate Shopping Centre. 15th August 2014

Exchanging gifts with the Ambassador for East Timor in the Mayors Parlour. 15th August 2014

Exchanging gifts with the Ambassador for East Timor in the Mayors Parlour. 15th August 2014

Welcoming the Ambassador of East Timor and Delegation to the Mayors Parlour. 15th August 2014

World War 1 Commemorative Service at our city’s War Memorial in Bridge Street. 4th August 2014

King’s Lynn Minster.  The stunning venue for the WW1 Centenary Commemorative Service. 3rd August 2014

The induction of Revd John Filsak into his new post at St Andrew’s Peterborough and Castle Square Wisbech United Reformed Churches. August 2nd 2014

Mayor of Huntingdon Civic Ceremony. 27th July 2014

Our Official Photo. July 14th 2014

Charity Fever Finale – Napier Place. 26th July 2014

RAF Wittering Families’ Day. 26th July 2014

Letter from Shailesh Vara MP

National Service Day. 29th June 2014

Peterborough Regional College teaching staff, budding chefs, and waiting students in training at the 60th Anniversary of the college. 28th June 2014

The Mayor and I together in our Robes and Chains of Office. 25th June 2014

Robes & Chains of Office. 25th June 2014

Peterborough Choral Society – Music for Summer Nights. 22nd June 2014

Peterborough Choral Society – Music for Summer Nights. 22nd June 2014

Fly The Flag for our Armed Forces. 23rd June 2014

Fly The Flag for our Armed Forces. 23rd June 2014

Rita and I were guests of the Mayor & Mayoress of Stamford for the Stamford Town Council Civic Service. 22nd June 2014

Stamford Town Hall with Mayors and dignitaries from the surrounding area. 22nd June 2014

Ready to represent our great city for the first time. 22nd June 2014

In the Mayors Parlour after having received my chains of office from the Mayor David Over. 16th June 2014

Rita in the Mayors Parlour after having received her chains of office from the Mayoress Jackie Over. 16th June 2014

Together in the Mayors Parlour. 16th June 2014