On the morning of Sunday 17th May 2015 at the Corn Exchange Newbury, Conservative Councillor Howard Bairstow was elected Newbury Town Council Mayor for the municipal year 2015/2016. This follows his role as Deputy Mayor of Newbury 2014/2015 supporting Newbury Mayor, Liberal Democrat Councillor Jo Day, who herself has now been elected as the new Mayoress, the Mayor’s consort to support the new Mayor in his role. Once again this successful partnership the Mayor of Newbury Councillor Howard Baristow and Mayoress Councillor Jo Day 2015/2016, have embarked on a second year of office.
Newbury Mayor Councillor Howard Bairstow has been District Councillor of Falkland for eight years and has lived in Wash Common for 40 years with his family. The new Deputy Mayor Kennet Radio’s very own Chairman Liberal Democrat Councillor Julian Swift –Hook who has been the recent Leader of Newbury Town Council 2014/2015 and District Councillor of Pyle Hill for the last 18 years which is a record amount of years of service. Julian has also previously been a District Councillor of Greenham Parish for 15 years until the recent elections.
Click here to hear Kennet Radio congratulating Mayor Councillor Howard Bairstow and Deputy Mayor Councillor Julian Swift-Hook on their new terms of office at Newbury Town Council: