It was agreed at the Annual Council meeting on 17th May 2021 that Councillor Paul Moore would be Chairman of the Council of the Civic Year 2021-2022. Councillor Wendy Moore was announced as The Mayoress.
At the Council meeting held on 14th June Councillor Roger Binks was appointed Vice-Chairman and Councillor Rosalind Binks was later announced as The Deputy Consort.
Councillor Paul Moore was first elected as the Town Mayor for Broadstairs & St. Peter’s at the Statutory Annual Council Meeting and Mayor Making Ceremony at the Pavilion on Monday 14th May 2018.
After leaving St Lawrence College joined the Queen's Regiment Territorial Army that was based at Westwood, where he demonstrated and showed the potential to become an officer and progressed steadily until gaining a commission.
After leaving the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he continued to serve with the 5th Battalion and completed numerous courses to eventually be put in post and appointed as the regimental signals officer for the battalion . He applied for a short service vocational commission with the Regular Army and served as a platoon commander in B Company the 3rd Battalion Queens Regt Serving in Cyprus and the Falklands.
He left the Army in 1991 and in 1993 joined the Kent Fire and Rescue Service, where he still works today, serving our community in an operational management role. He is a qualified Building Surveyor, has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and is a Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.
In May 2015, Cllr Moore was elected as a Broadstairs and St Peter's Town Councillor, representing the St Peter's Ward, and currently sits on numerous committees including Finance and General Purposes, Planning, Neighbourhood Plan, Leisure and Tourism, Audit and the Town Forum.
For further information on the post of the Mayoralty, to invite the Mayor to an event, for information on fundraising events or to contact the Mayor, please telephone The Mayor's Secretary at Broadstairs & St. Peter's Town Council on 01843 868718 or send an email to: email@example.com.
The Mayors Chaplain this year is The Reverend Jan Durrans
Rev. Jan was appointed Priest in Charge of St Peter in Thanet in August 2016 having spent five years as Assistant Curate at St Nicholas Church Chislehurst.
Before being ordained Deacon (2011) and Priest (2012) in the Diocese of Rochester I had several careers: with Lloyds Bank, as classroom assistant in a local church school, as parish administrator and as Admin Assistant to the Bishop of Tonbridge.
Church has always been an important part of her life , she was confirmed aged 14 at St Nicholas Church in Newbury Berkshire, where she later got married.
“I am looking forward to spending the next year as Mayor’s Chaplain and supporting Councillor Paul Moore in his time of office.”