Town Mayor Sharon Harkin May 2022 – 2023

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At its Annual Meeting of 18th May, Felixstowe Town Council elected Councillor Sharon Harkin as the Mayor of Felixstowe for the Municipal Year 2022/23. On the same evening Cllr Mick Richardson was appointed as the Deputy Mayor.

In her incoming address, Cllr Harkin expressed that she was looking forward to working with the Felixstowe BID, pop up shops, and giving women a voice. The Mayor extended a welcome to families from the Ukraine who were beginning to arrive in Felixstowe and looked forward to meeting them in due course.

In her incoming announcement, the Mayor confirmed that the charities chosen for the Municipal Year 2022/23, would be the Felixstowe Community Hospital League of Friends, the Felixstowe Opportunity Group and the Compass Charity.

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The Mayor has a number of events in the Mayoral year. Key events for the Mayoral Year:

Mayor’s Civic Service
A special church service is held to bless the new Mayor which distinguished guests from the local community are invited too.

Mayor’s Civic Reception 
The new Mayor welcomes distinguished guests from the local community and announces the charity (or charities) they will be supporting during their term in office.

Mayor’s Civic Carol Service  
A special Christmas Service for distinguished guests from the local community.

The Mayor of Felixstowe  Charity Fund is a registered charity no: 1184138. 

In addition, the Mayor presents the Civic Awards .