Town Mayor Civic Year 2020- 2021

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: mayor@broadstairs.gov.uk.

 

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.

 

Mayors Chaplain Rev Jan Durrans
“I am looking forward to spending the next year as Mayor’s Chaplain and supporting Councillor Paul Moore in his time of office.”

Town Mayor Paul Moore

Civic Year 2020-2021

Cllr Paul Moore was re-elected as Mayor of Broadstairs &St. Peter's for the 2020-2021 Civic Year at the Annual Council Meeting held virtually on 27th May. His Wife Cllr Wendy Moore was invested as his Mayoress. Cllr Roy Dexter was elected as Deputy Mayor with Cllr Brenda Rogers a his Deputy Mayoress. 

 

The Mayor & Mayoress of Broadstairs outside Pierremont Hall - Photo taken by James Soules Photography

Civic year 2019-2020

Mayor, Mayoress, Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress

On Monday 20th May, at the Broadstairs and St. Peter’s Town Council Statutory Annual Council Meeting and Mayor Making Ceremony, Cllr Paul Moore was elected as Mayor for the Civic Year 2019-2020 and his wife Cllr. Wendy Moore was invested as his Mayoress. Cllr. Roy Dexter was elected as Deputy Mayor for the Civic Year 2019-2020 and Cllr. Brenda Rogers was invested as his Deputy Mayoress.
During the evening, The Mayor presented The Millennium Cup to Peter Lorenzo, Sue Wall and Laura Scotney for their commitment as community members of the Neighbourhood Plan Sub-Committee. The Millennium is awarded for a person or persons who, in the opinion of the Town Council, has made a significant contribution to promoting Broadstairs and St Peter’s and/or the well-being of the local community. The Mayor also presented the Mayoress Cup to the Library Bank and Gardening Group, led by Mike Clark for their efforts in undertaking the Broadstairs Library Bank Project, turning an eyesore into something that the town can have some civic pride in. The Mayoress cup is awarded to an organisation or group who, in the opinion of the Town Council, has made a significant contribution to promoting both Broadstairs and St. Peter’s.

 Milenuim cup presentationMayoress cup presentation

 

Thank you to St. Andrews Church for their lovely thank you card to the Mayor & Mayoress for attending the Open Gardens event 
Letter from St Andrews Church

 

 The Mayor and Mayoresses Garden Party was held on Saturday 27th July 2019, the fundraising event was in aid of the Mayors charities - Pancreatic Cancer, The Youth  Zone Broadstairs, Broadstairs Town shed & local groups  

Mayor and mayoress

Mayor and Mayoress garden party 
Mayor and Mayoress garden party

 The Mayor and Mayoress at the teddy bears picnic and Broadstairs Water Gala on wednesday 31st July 2019

Teddy Bears picnic at the Water Gala 

Mayor and Mayoress on a carousel 

Mayor and Mayoress on a lifeboat

 

Thursday 8th August 2019 the Mayor & Mayoress attended the 25th Anniversary of St. Peter's Village Tour  

Mayor and Mayoress at 25th anniversary of St Peter's village tour

 £250 was raised at Da's restaurant on Thursday 8th August 2019 
Quote from the Mayor: "Thanks to everyone who supported the evening , this was a low key gathering arranged by Horace , who everyone knows is absolutely superb at arranging and comparing these events to those who are not aware DA’s is a bijou Thai restaurant and last night we held a Charity dinner along with bingo and a raffle draw which raised an amazing amount considering the number of people we could only cram In . Well done and thank you all for you continued support"

 Da's restaurant cheque presentation

The Mayor and Mayoress with His Holiness Maha Vidhuu Swaui and his Grace Dayal Mora Das at the pilgrimage for peace on Monday 19th August 

Pilgrimage for peace
Pilgrimage for peace attendees

 The Mayor and Mayoress visited the East gate house , Rochester castle and cathedral civic event on 5th September 2019

 Rochester castle and cathedral

 Wednesday 2nd October 2019- Deputy Mayor and Mayoress, Councillors Roy Dexter and Brenda Rogers attending the 100th birthday of Nora Haworth-Maden who is a resident at Bradstowe Lodge in Broadstairs
Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress attend Nora's 100th Birthday

 

The Mayor and Mayoress' Quiz raised £762 for the Mayors Charities on 8th November 2019

 Mayor and Mayoress quiz

The Christmas light switch on outside Pierremont Park on Saturday 7th December 2019 

Christmas light switch on event 

 

Mayor's Gallery 2018 - 2019

Mayor of Broadstairs and St. Peter's for the Civic Year 2018-2019 is Councillor Paul Moore

Mayor Paul Moore and Mayoress Wendy Steele 

At the Annual Statutory Council Meeting and Mayor Making Ceremony on Monday 14th May, Councillor Paul Moore was elected Mayor for the Civic Year 2018 - 2019. His Mayoress is Wendy Steele.

 Deputy Mayor Charlie Leys and his consort Nathan Spray

Councillor Charlie Leys was elected as Deputy Mayor for the Civic Year 2018 - 2019. His Consort is Nathan Spray.

Milenium cup winner Crampton museum trust mayoress cup winner

During the evening the Millennium Cup was presented to Victoria Suchak and the Mayoress Cup was presented the Crampton Tower Museum Trust.

The Millennium Cup is presented to a person or persons who, in the opinion of the Town Council, has made a significant contribution to promoting Broadstairs and St. Peter's and/or the well-being of the local community.

The Mayoress Cup is presented to an organisation or group who, in the opinion of the Town Council, has made a significant contribution to promoting Broadstairs and St. Peter's and /or the well-being of the local community.

League of Friends of QEQM Hospital AGM

 

Mayor and Mayoress attending the AGM of the League of Friends of QEQM Hospital on Thursday 24th May.

 

 Mayor and Town Sergeant with Doris at her 100th Birthday

The Mayor and the Town Sergeant at Bradstowe Lodge celebrating Doris's 100th Birthday 

 

Ceremonial Mayor Making evening at Deal 

Ceremonial Mayor Making Evening at Deal on 31st May with Lord Warden, Mayor & Mayoress of Deal and Deputy Mayor of Deal.

 

 

Mayors visit to Turner Contemporary Gallery 

 Mayor's visit to the Turner Contemporary Gallery on 29th May to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Pilgrim's Hospice

 

Charity bowls afternoon attendees

 

 Mayor Paul Moore with Bowls

 

 Saturday 9th June, the Mayor attending the Mayor of Ramsgate's Charity Bowls Afternoon

 Deputy Mayor and Consort at the summer fair

 

Saturday 23rd June 2018 Deputy Mayor & consort at St. Mildred's School summer fair  

 

 st peters church fair

 Saturday 30th June Charlie with Rev.  Jan at St. Peters Church Fate 

 

 Charles Dickens School Arts Festival

12th July 2018 Charlie with Craig MacKinlay MP meeting students at the Charles Dickens School Arts Festival 

Mayor at Swale Borough Civic Service 

Mayor attending Civic Service of Swale Borough Council on Sunday 22nd July.

Mayor and deputy at spring ball

Mayor at the spring ball

Mayors table at the spring ball

 Spring Ball that was held at the Broadstairs Pavilion on Saturday 30th March 2019

We raised approx. £1100 on the evening towards the Mayor's Charities.

Mayor and Mayoress charities

Mayor Cllr Paul Moore and Mayoress Wendy Moore raised £3000 for their chosen charities this year. Pilgrims Hospice, Prostate Cancer UK and MacMillan Cancer Support received £1000 each.

Mayor and mayoress