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Wokingham Borough Mayor

Wokingham Borough Mayor

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Who is the Mayor

  • The Mayor is Cllr Keith Baker
  • The Mayoress is Marilyn Baker
  • The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Abdul Loyes
  • The Deputy Mayoress is Nina Loyes

What is the Mayor's role

The Mayor is the first citizen of the Wokingham Borough and is a non-political position. The Mayor chairs council meetings and also attends many functions in the Borough.


Mayor's charity 

The Mayor traditionally chooses a local charity to benefit from fundraising during their year in office. 


This year Cllr Baker has chosen to support Chance to Dance Stars CIC, a dance school for students and families in the disabled community, to support.  Chance to Dance opened in Reading in 2013 with two classes running every fortnight and this has now expanded in 2021 to nine classes taking place between Reading, Coley and Bracknell.


There is a class a specifically for wheelchair dancers and dance movement classes that cater for students who require extra physical support in order for them to get the maximum benefit from the class. The other six classes are split by many factors such as age, physical level, communication, ability to follow instructions and overall concentration.

     

Invitations for the Mayor

All invitations to attend events should be made through the Mayor's office. Email: mayor@wokingham.gov.uk or call (0118) 974 6004. 


MAYOR'S NEWS

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  • Magical charity ball for Cancer Champions Carriage to the Mayor's ball.jpgWokingham Borough Mayor Cllr Rob Stanton is holding a 'magical' ball next month (February 17) in aid of Cancer Champions - one of his chosen charities this year. 10 January 2018
  • Carollers raise the roof for charity WBC Carol Concert_042.jpgChildren from schools across the borough, and parents joined the Mayor and Mayoress of Wokingham Borough at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre on Sunday 10 December for the... 12 December 2017
  • Events mark Black History Month in Wokingham Borough Black History Month ExhibitionA number of events are on offer to mark this year's Black History Month across the Wokingham Borough which celebrates the contribution of carnivals and festivals to... 19 October 2017
  • Book of condolence for the Manchester terror attack Cllr Rob Stanton signing the book of condolenceA book of condolence was opened by Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr Rob Stanton today (25 May) in memory of the victims of the Manchester terror attack on Monday (22 May). 25 May 2017
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