My Year as Deputy Mayor

 

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
Rita received her well deserved award too. May 20th
Rita received her well deserved award too. May 20th
Receiving my service award from the outgoing Mayor Cllr David Over
Receiving my service award from the outgoing Mayor Cllr David Over. May 20th
Honoured to receive my service award tonight 20th May 2015
The Mayors Ball. March 20th
The Mayors Ball. March 20th
In the Mayors Parlour with Freedom of the City award winners The Salvation Army.  4th March
In the Mayors Parlour with Freedom of the City award winners The Salvation Army. March 4th
Wisbech Town Hall before the Mayors Civic Ceremony  March 1st
Wisbech Town Hall before the Mayors Civic Ceremony. March 1st
Simply Stunning. Peterborough Cathedral. February 28th
Simply Stunning. Peterborough Cathedral. February 28th
The RAF Wyton Band 60th Anniversary Charity Concert.  A fantastic performance at a sold out Peterborough Cathedral. February 28th
The RAF Wyton Band 60th Anniversary Charity Concert. A fantastic performance to a sold out Peterborough Cathedral. February 28th
Opening the Peterborough Scribes Exhibition at the Museum. February 26th
Opening the Peterborough Scribes Exhibition at the Museum. February 26th
Meeting just some of the so very talented Peterborough Scribes.  26th February
Meeting just some of the so very talented Peterborough Scribes. February 26th
Feeling the Force at Peterborough's Civic Awards Ceremony  February 25th
Feeling the Force at Peterborough’s Civic Awards Ceremony. February 25th
Thanksgiving with the Base Colonel at Alconbury Air Base. 26th November
Thanksgiving with the Base Colonel at Alconbury Air Base. 26th November
Welcoming the Chinese Principal on behalf of Peterborough Regional College 25th November.
Welcoming the Chinese Principal on behalf of Peterborough Regional College. 25th November
Staff and guests join Rita and I at the opening of the Unite4Humanity charity shop in Broadway. 22nd November
Staff and guests join Rita and I at the opening of the Unite4Humanity charity shop in Broadway. 22nd November. Photo reproduced with the permission of David Lowndes
The Chairman & Lady of South Holland Civic Service. Donington nr Spalding. 16th November
The Chairman & Lady of South Holland Civic Service. Donington nr Spalding. 16th November
Viewing some of the winning junior entries at the Peterborough Art Society Exhibition  11th November
Viewing some of the winning junior entries at the Peterborough Art Society Exhibition . 11th November. Photo reproduced with the permission of David Lowndes
Armistice Day 11th November
Armistice Day 11th November. 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
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
A brilliant charity event in excellent company and superb surroundings. 17th October
A brilliant charity event in excellent company and superb surroundings. 17th October
The very well deserved Freedom of the City Service for Mrs Brenda Swift. 13th October
The very well deserved Freedom of the City Service for Mrs Brenda Swift. 13th October
Peterborough Cathedral with the High Sheriff , Our Mayor and Mayoress, the Deputy Mayoress and other civic dignitries
Peterborough Cathedral with the High Sheriff , Our Mayor and Mayoress, the Deputy Mayoress. Mayor & Mayoress of Wisbech and other civic friends. 5th October
Pride of Stanground East. Our YOPEY Award Winner Harriet Smith at the Cambridgeshire Young People of the Year Awards – Ely Cathedral. 1st October
Pride of Stanground East. Our YOPEY Award Winner Harriet Smith at the Cambridgeshire Young People of the Year Awards – Ely Cathedral. 1st October
We enjoyed a lovely day at the Mayor of Raunds Civic Ceremony. 28th September
We enjoyed a lovely day at the Mayor of Raunds Civic Ceremony. 28th September
Supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance at their fundraising ball.
Supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance at their Charity Fundraising Ball. 27th September
Presenting medals at the Peterborough Special Olympic Swimming Gala. 27th September
Presenting medals at the Peterborough Special Olympic Swimming Gala. 27th September
With just some of the residents and friends of Fair View Court at their Open Day and Macmillan Coffee Morning Fund Raiser
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
Jimmy the Donkey Memorial Service at Central Park. 25th September
Very smart pupils from Southfields School. A credit to Stanground.  25th September
Very smart pupils from Southfields School. A credit to Stanground. 25th September
Chairman of South Kesteven District Council Civic Service. 21st September
Chairman of South Kesteven District Council Civic Service. 21st September
A Spitfire Flypast, RAF Cadets Parade and the RAF Military Band playing the classics, Dam Busters, Battle of Britain and 633 Squadron. What a fantastic evening at RAF Wittering. 11th August
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
Very excited to receive an invitation to the RAF Wittering Reception. 11th September
Very excited to receive an invitation to the RAF Wittering Annual Reception. 11th September
Mayor of Ramsey Civic Service. 7th September
Mayor of Ramsey Civic Ceremony. 7th September
A great and truly inspiring event the Inspire Peterborough 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
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
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. :)
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
Welcome Service  - Rev Gareth Baron - Southside Methodist Church. 1st September
Welcome Service – Rev Gareth Baron – Southside Methodist Church. 1st September
Avery House Care Home Annual Summer Fete.  23rd August
‘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
Welcoming the Deputy High Commissioner for Antigua and Barbuda to the Peterborough Sailability BBQ Event - Peterborough Rowing Club. 17th August
Welcoming the Deputy High Commissioner for Antigua and Barbuda to the Peterborough Sailability BBQ Event – Peterborough Rowing Club. 17th August
Stepping out on the RBL 8th Poppy Walk around Central Park. Your pledges raised a fantastic £200. Thank you. 17th August
Growing Greener - Queensgate Shopping Centre. 15th August
Growing Greener Display & Fun Day – Fantastic recycling initiatives and art fun day – Queensgate Shopping Centre. 15th August
Exchanging gifts with the Ambassador for East Timor in the Mayors Parlour. 15th August
Exchanging gifts with the Ambassador for East Timor in the Mayors Parlour. 15th August
Exchanging gifts with the Ambassador for East Timor in the Mayors Parlour. 15th August
Welcoming the Ambassador of East Timor and Delegation to the Mayors Parlour
Welcoming the Ambassador of East Timor and Delegation to the Mayors Parlour. 15th August
WW1 Commemorative Service at the War Memorial in Bridge Street. 4th August
World War 1 Commemorative Service at our city’s War Memorial in Bridge Street. 4th August
Kings Lynn Minster. Venue for the WW1 Centenary Commemorative Service. 3rd August
King’s Lynn Minster.  The stunning venue for the WW1 Centenary Commemorative Service. 3rd August
Kings Lynn Minster. 3rd August
King’s Lynn Minster. 3rd August
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The induction of Revd John Filsak into his new post at St Andrew’s Peterborough and Castle Square Wisbech United Reformed Churches. August 2nd
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Mayor of Huntingdon Civic Ceremony. 27th July
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Our Official Photo. July 14
Charity Fever Finale - Napier Place. 26th June
Charity Fever Finale – Napier Place. 26th July
RAF Wittering Families' Day. 26th June.
RAF Wittering Families’ Day. 26th July
Letter from Shailesh
Letter from Shailesh Vara MP
National Service Day. 29th June
National Service Day. 29th June
PRC Fun Day 28.06.14
Peterborough Regional College teaching staff, budding chefs, and waiting students in training at the 60th Anniversary of the college. 28th June
The Mayor and I together in our Robes and Chains of Office. 25th June
The Mayor and I together in our Robes and Chains of Office. 25th June
Robes & Chains of Office. 25th June
Robes & Chains of Office. 25th June
Peterborough Choral Society - Music for Summer Nights. 22nd June
Peterborough Choral Society – Music for Summer Nights. 22nd June
Peterborough Choral Society - Music for Summer Nights. 22nd June
Peterborough Choral Society – Music for Summer Nights. 22nd June
Peterborough Choral Society - Music for Summer Nights 22nd June
Peterborough Choral Society – Music for Summer Nights 22nd June
Fly The Flag for our Armed Forces. 23rd June
Fly The Flag for our Armed Forces. 23rd June
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Rita and I were guests of the Mayor & Mayoress of Stamford for the Stamford Town Council Civic Service. 22nd June
Stamford Town Hall with Mayors and dignitaries from the surrounding area. 22nd June
Stamford Town Hall with Mayors and dignitaries from the surrounding area. 22nd June
Deputy Mayor
In the Mayors Parlour after having received my chains of office from the Mayor David Over. 16th June
My wife Rita in the Mayors Parlour after having received her chains of office from the Mayoress
My wife Rita in the Mayors Parlour after having received her chains of office from the Mayoress Jackie Over. 16th June
Together in the Mayors Parlour
Together in the Mayors Parlour. 16th June