The new Mayor of Preston has begun his ceremonial role and expect to see him appearing around the city.Advertisement
Councillor Trevor Hart, a Lea councillor, has taken up the chains from councillor Brian Rollo.
Cllr Hart was first elected in 2008 and is an ex headteacher of Lea Community Primary School.
He was married to his late wife Claire for 34 years but she sadly died of a brain tumour in 2016.
Welcome Trevor Hart New #Preston Mayor & goodbye & thank you @BrianRollo_1 for doing a fabulous job 👏~Russ @CCG_UK @UCLan @MatthewBrownLab pic.twitter.com/lZ8d4ftACY
— Russell Hogarth (@RussHogarth) May 16, 2018
He has chosen this year’s Mayor’s Charity to be Headway Preston, a charity close to his heart following his wife’s battle with cancer.
His daughter Sarah McAlea and a family friend Laura King will be Cllr Hart’s Mayoresses during the civic engagements through the year.
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You can use a form on the city council website to invite the Mayor to any events you have taking place.
The Deputy Mayor is councillor David Borrow.