Mayor of Bollington, Cllr John Stewart

Councillor John Stewart

Councillor John Stewart was appointed as Town Mayor for the Civic Year 2022-2023 on 3rd May 2022, during the Annual General Meeting & Mayor Making Ceremony. The event was attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Congleton, the Mayor of Knutsford & Consort, Vice-Chair of Rainow Parish, Past Mayors of Bollington Town Council and invited guests from local organisations.

Cllr Stewart has been a Councillor for three years and represents the East Ward with three other Councillors. He was also the Town Mayor for 2020-21. His Chaplain is Revd. Nancy Goodrich of St Oswald’s Church and his Youth Consort is Toby Platt.

During his year as Town Mayor, Cllr Stewart will be assisted by his Youth Consort to consult with the younger people of Bollington to understand their needs and how to better engage with them.

Photograph by Slice of Pie Photography

The Town Mayor attends many and varied events throughout the Mayoral Year. Some are Civic Events organised by the Town Council but there are many more visits to local people and organisations. The Mayor also represents Bollington at events in other towns and parishes in the area. To get in touch with the Mayor, please contact the Town Manager, Harriet Worrell, on 01625 572985 or by e-mail at townmanager@bollington-tc.gov.uk.  To request a visit from the Mayor please complete the Town Mayor’s Booking Form. If you have difficulty completing the online form, please contact Harriet Worrell using the details above.

Youth Consort, Toby Platt

Mayor's Youth Consort
Toby Platt

Toby Platt was invested with his badge of office by Town Mayor, Cllr John Stewart.  Toby is currently studying IT at Macclesfield College.  He has a very keen interest in football, avidly following Manchester City and Port Vale.  He also enjoys Geography, learning all about different countries and their cultures, and hopes to travel one day.

Applications for the 2023-24 Youth Consort will be announced later in the year.


Past Mayors of Bollington Town Council

2021-22                     Councillor J. Maitland

2020-21                     Councillor J.C. Stewart

2019-20                     Councillor Dr R.J. Edwards

2018-19                     Councillor J.A. Weston

2017-18                     Councillor A. Langdon

2016-17                     Councillor A. Williams

2015-16                     Councillor Mrs A.E. Williams

2014-15                     Councillor Miss A. Stott

2013-14                     Councillor D.D.P. Laffan

2012-13                     Councillor K.J. Edwards

2011-12                     Councillor G.G. Hibbert

2010-11                     Councillor Mrs A.E. Williams


2009-10                     Councillor Mrs S. Sockett

2008-09                     Councillor Mrs H. Kennedy

2007-08                     Councillor Mrs B. Lingard

2006-07                     Councillor Mrs M. Wakefield

2005-06                     Councillor Mrs S.F. Edwards

2004-05                     Councillor Mrs S. Sockett

2003-04                     Councillor J. Kershaw

2002-03                     Councillor J.A. Holland

2001-02                     Councillor Mrs S.E. Roberts

2000-01                     Councillor H.M. Stedman

Events and engagements by the 2021-22 Mayor, Cllr Maitland . . .

  • Visiting Christine Yates at Mount Hall Care Home to mark her 90th birthday
  • The Mayor with Christine and Howard Stringer wishing them a happy 50th wedding anniversary
  • The first Civic Sunday Parade since 2019
  • Bollington Pre-School Graduation
  • The Mayor’s Boundary Walk, part of the Bollington Walking Festival
  • The Beautiful Bollington Gardening Competition
  • The Great Bollington Scarecrow Show


Mayor and Christine Yates
50th Anniversary
Civic Sunday Parade
Mayor with children
Walkers posing in front of White Nancy
The Beautiful Bollington Gardening Competition