The Mayor

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Didcot

Each year at the Annual Meeting the Council elects a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor to serve for the coming year.

On Monday 13th May Councillor Anthony Dearlove was elected the Mayor for 2019/2020. The Deputy Mayor elected was Councillor Eleanor Hards.

The Mayor chairs Council meetings assisted by the Deputy Mayor in accordance with Standing Orders.

A Biography - Mayor Anthony Dearlove

Anthony was born in Oxford in 1982 and has lived in Didcot his entire life.

He attended Northbourne Primary School and St Birinus secondary school leaving in 1998.

Anthony works in Sales and has spent the last 6 years working for a local independent business in Didcot.

Anthony and his partner Selina have been together for 14 years. They have an 11 year old Daughter who also attends school in Didcot.

Anthony has chosen two charities to support over his year as Mayor, one local and one national.

Secret Santa 365 is an independent not for profit charity. Founded in 2012 it has helped thousands of sick and vulnerable people.

Make-A-Wish UK is a charity who create life changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.