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Mayoral Roll of Honour launches

22 June 2022
Mayor of Thurrock, Cllr James Halden, has launched a Mayoral Roll of Honour celebrating charities, businesses, individuals and community groups who have gone above and beyond for the borough.
From Wednesday 22 June, residents can make a nomination for the Mayoral Roll of Honour, which will recognise those who work hard to serve Thurrock. Nominations must be signed by at least 4 councillors who can confirm the nominee deserves the special recognition.

New Mayor takes chains of office

27 May 2022
Cllr James Halden has been inaugurated as the new Mayor of Thurrock.
The ceremony took place at Annual Council on Wednesday 25 May in the Committee Rooms of the new Civic Offices building.
Cllr Sue Little was named as Deputy Mayor for the 2022/23 municipal year.
Cllr Halden said: "I've got a profound belief in Thurrock's potential; a borough that’s has been open for business for the centuries. From rural towns to heavy industry, from a massive GDP to diverse and thriving communities, Thurrock has the opportunity to rival London and her 'square mile'.

New Mayor takes chains of office

27 May 2021
Cllr Sue Shinnick has been inaugurated as the new Mayor of Thurrock.
The ceremony took place at Annual Council on Wednesday 26 May. In a break with tradition the meeting was held in the Thameside Theatre rather than the Council Chamber to allow for social distancing.
Cllr James Halden was named as Deputy Mayor for the 2021/22 municipal year.
Cllr Shinnick said: "I am looking forward to taking up my duties as Mayor in what I expect will be a very exciting year ahead.