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Mayor's photo blog - 2021

A photo blog of events the Mayor has attended and supported during the year in their post.

October 2021

2 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I had a fantastic time with the Sunderland African Community Association to kick-off the start of Black History Month Celebrations.

2 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I had a fantastic time with the Sunderland African Community Association to kick-off the start of Black History Month Celebrations.

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8 October 2021 - I had the pleasure of officially opening the Houghton Feast Fairground to a group of Special Educational Needs children.

8 October 2021 - I had the pleasure of officially opening the Houghton Feast Fairground to a group of Special Educational Needs children.

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10 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I, Deputy Mayor and Consort attended Sunderland Minster to observe the Suez Veterans Association laying up its standard in a special service presided by The Revd Canon Stuart Bain Provost of Sunderland Minster.

10 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I, Deputy Mayor and Consort attended Sunderland Minster to observe the Suez Veterans Association laying up its standard in a special service presided by The Revd Canon Stuart Bain Provost of Sunderland Minster.

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11 October 2021 - We visited Oxclose Primary Academy where we met some of the delightful children and planted a tree as part of the City Schools Project and the Queens Green Canopy Initiative.

11 October 2021 - We visited Oxclose Primary Academy where we met some of the delightful children and planted a tree as part of the City Schools Project and the Queens Green Canopy Initiative.

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13 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Sunderland Wellbeing Network Connectedness Event at Washington Mind. A great event indeed, to help tackle isolation and loneliness in our local communities.

13 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Sunderland Wellbeing Network Connectedness Event at Washington Mind. A great event indeed, to help tackle isolation and loneliness in our local communities.

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17 Oct0ber 2021 - The Mayoress and I visited the Washington Village in Bloom Volunteer Group to congratulate them on their success in winning the overall Northumbria in Bloom competition.

17 Oct0ber 2021 - The Mayoress and I visited the Washington Village in Bloom Volunteer Group to congratulate them on their success in winning the overall Northumbria in Bloom competition.

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2 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I had a fantastic time with the Sunderland African Community Association to kick-off the start of Black History Month Celebrations.
8 October 2021 - I had the pleasure of officially opening the Houghton Feast Fairground to a group of Special Educational Needs children.
10 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I, Deputy Mayor and Consort attended Sunderland Minster to observe the Suez Veterans Association laying up its standard in a special service presided by The Revd Canon Stuart Bain Provost of Sunderland Minster.
11 October 2021 - We visited Oxclose Primary Academy where we met some of the delightful children and planted a tree as part of the City Schools Project and the Queens Green Canopy Initiative.
13 October 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Sunderland Wellbeing Network Connectedness Event at Washington Mind. A great event indeed, to help tackle isolation and loneliness in our local communities.
17 Oct0ber 2021 - The Mayoress and I visited the Washington Village in Bloom Volunteer Group to congratulate them on their success in winning the overall Northumbria in Bloom competition.

September 2021

3 September 2021 - Celebrating Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign in the presence of the special guests.

3 September 2021 - Celebrating Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign in the presence of the special guests.

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4 September 2021 - I was honoured to unveil Phase 9 of the Veterans Walk in Mowbray Park.

4 September 2021 - I was honoured to unveil Phase 9 of the Veterans Walk in Mowbray Park.

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4 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I also visited HMS Calliope for a Reception and Beating Retreat to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion.

4 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I also visited HMS Calliope for a Reception and Beating Retreat to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion.

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13 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I, Deputy Mayor and Consort attended the North East Land, Sea, and Air Museum for the official handover of its newest aircraft, the F3 Tornado.

13 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I, Deputy Mayor and Consort attended the North East Land, Sea, and Air Museum for the official handover of its newest aircraft, the F3 Tornado.

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25 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I were honoured to attend the Royal British Legion Centenary Celebrations where I presented the legions centenary pendant to Dennis Crouch Branch Chairman.

25 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I were honoured to attend the Royal British Legion Centenary Celebrations where I presented the legions centenary pendant to Dennis Crouch Branch Chairman.

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25 September 2021 - Also, whilst I was at the Royal British Legion, I was delighted to purchase the first poppy of the 2021 Poppy Appeal.

25 September 2021 - Also, whilst I was at the Royal British Legion, I was delighted to purchase the first poppy of the 2021 Poppy Appeal.

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3 September 2021 - Celebrating Merchant Navy Day by raising the Red Ensign in the presence of the special guests.
4 September 2021 - I was honoured to unveil Phase 9 of the Veterans Walk in Mowbray Park.
4 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I also visited HMS Calliope for a Reception and Beating Retreat to mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion.
13 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I, Deputy Mayor and Consort attended the North East Land, Sea, and Air Museum for the official handover of its newest aircraft, the F3 Tornado.
25 September 2021 - The Mayoress and I were honoured to attend the Royal British Legion Centenary Celebrations where I presented the legions centenary pendant to Dennis Crouch Branch Chairman.
25 September 2021 - Also, whilst I was at the Royal British Legion, I was delighted to purchase the first poppy of the 2021 Poppy Appeal.

August 2021

1 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the 10th Anniversary Active Sunderland Big Bike Ride. We both had the pleasure of starting the race.

1 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the 10th Anniversary Active Sunderland Big Bike Ride. We both had the pleasure of starting the race.

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8 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Thomas Brookes Memorial Cup at the Beacon of Light to raise mental health awareness amongst young men and presented the medals to the winning team.

8 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Thomas Brookes Memorial Cup at the Beacon of Light to raise mental health awareness amongst young men and presented the medals to the winning team.

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10 August 2021 - I had the pleasure of starting the Tour Series Professional Biking Event in Mowbray Park.

10 August 2021 - I had the pleasure of starting the Tour Series Professional Biking Event in Mowbray Park.

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20 August 2021 - We attended a Summer Family Fun Day which was held at Beamish Open Air Museum by The Special Lioness who are one of the charities I am supporting.

20 August 2021 - We attended a Summer Family Fun Day which was held at Beamish Open Air Museum by The Special Lioness who are one of the charities I am supporting.

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26 August 2021 - I officially opened Magna Exteriors, Cherry Blossom Way, Nissan Industrial Estate, Sunderland.

26 August 2021 - I officially opened Magna Exteriors, Cherry Blossom Way, Nissan Industrial Estate, Sunderland.

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28 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Centenary Service and Re-Dedication of Easington Lane War Memorial Clock which is a firmly established local landmark both as a war memorial and remembrance to the mining community.

28 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Centenary Service and Re-Dedication of Easington Lane War Memorial Clock which is a firmly established local landmark both as a war memorial and remembrance to the mining community.

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1 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the 10th Anniversary Active Sunderland Big Bike Ride. We both had the pleasure of starting the race.
8 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Thomas Brookes Memorial Cup at the Beacon of Light to raise mental health awareness amongst young men and presented the medals to the winning team.
10 August 2021 - I had the pleasure of starting the Tour Series Professional Biking Event in Mowbray Park.
20 August 2021 - We attended a Summer Family Fun Day which was held at Beamish Open Air Museum by The Special Lioness who are one of the charities I am supporting.
26 August 2021 - I officially opened Magna Exteriors, Cherry Blossom Way, Nissan Industrial Estate, Sunderland.
28 August 2021 - The Mayoress and I attended the Centenary Service and Re-Dedication of Easington Lane War Memorial Clock which is a firmly established local landmark both as a war memorial and remembrance to the mining community.

June 2021

16 June 2021 - I attended the annual Victoria Hall Memorial Service in Mowbray Park.

16 June 2021 - I attended the annual Victoria Hall Memorial Service in Mowbray Park.

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29 June 2021 - I attended a Women’s Achievement event at Sunderland International Bangladesh Centre. I met a great group of young women receiving their awards for passing a Level 2 Adult Care course, well done to everyone involved!

29 June 2021 - I attended a Women’s Achievement event at Sunderland International Bangladesh Centre. I met a great group of young women receiving their awards for passing a Level 2 Adult Care course, well done to everyone involved!

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16 June 2021 - I attended the annual Victoria Hall Memorial Service in Mowbray Park.
29 June 2021 - I attended a Women’s Achievement event at Sunderland International Bangladesh Centre. I met a great group of young women receiving their awards for passing a Level 2 Adult Care course, well done to everyone involved!

May 2021

19 May 2021 - I was honoured to be elected as Mayor of Sunderland for the ensuing year of 2021-2022.

19 May 2021 - I was honoured to be elected as Mayor of Sunderland for the ensuing year of 2021-2022.

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20 May 2021 - I attended my first Mayoral Engagement which was a tour of Holy Trinity Church to view the restoration work that has taken place thus far.  I was really impressed and look forward to seeing the church when its finished later this year.

20 May 2021 - I attended my first Mayoral Engagement which was a tour of Holy Trinity Church to view the restoration work that has taken place thus far. I was really impressed and look forward to seeing the church when its finished later this year.

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19 May 2021 - I was honoured to be elected as Mayor of Sunderland for the ensuing year of 2021-2022.
20 May 2021 - I attended my first Mayoral Engagement which was a tour of Holy Trinity Church to view the restoration work that has taken place thus far.  I was really impressed and look forward to seeing the church when its finished later this year.

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