Category: The Mayor

Cabinet Minister and Mayor make cuts

Chris Huhne & John Caldwell

Eastleigh new Youth centre ‘Energy’ finally opened today following delays and controversy the town’s Mayor John Caldwell and Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne the Secretary of State for ENERGY cut the tape to officially open the facility that has cost £680,000 to refurbish after many years of service as the Leigh Ballroom. Eastleigh Borough Council in…

Santa puts on Gala Performance for Mayor’s Appeal

Santa’s Circus is camped once again in a specially heated big top on Wide Lane playing fields for the Christmas season and on Sunday December 12 at 2pm there wil be a gala performace for the Mayor of Eastleigh with proceeds going to the Mayor’s charity appeal. Last years gala performance resulted in a donation…

Thousands flock to see Xmas lights

Up to five thousand people gathered together round the bandstand on Saturday night to see Eastleigh’s Mayor John Caldwell turn on the towns Christmas lights assisted by Father Christmas and special guest of honour, town crier David Squires – from Poole in Dorset. This was followed by a magnificent firework display, the culmination of a…

Comet Store Reopens with 10% Off!

Comet have re-opened the doors of their Woodside Road store his morning following a £250,000 makeover. The Mayor of Eastleigh John Caldwell, assisted by his wife Jennifer, was on hand to cut the ribbon and to mark the start of a weekend of family fun activities. There will be a Cancer Research charity fund raiser…

We Will Remember Them…

The centre of Eastleigh came to a stop today (Sunday 14th November) as the community gathered together at the town’s ‘Angel of Mons’ war memorial to remember the fallen of two world wars. Led by his worship, The Mayor of Eastleigh John Caldwell and his chaplain the Reverend Ian Bird, representatives from all political parties,…

Eastleigh residents denied local referendum

Eastleigh civic offices

Eastleigh residents are being asked if they want to directly elect their own Mayor, although they are being denied the chance to hold a referendum in order to decide. Recent legislation requires all councils to make changes to the way they choose their leader. They have to adopt one of two options – the first…

Mayors Appeal totals £29k

Local charities have benefitted from donations totalling over £29,000 as a result of the Mayor of Eastleigh’s Charity Appeal for 2009/10. The former Mayor of Eastleigh, Councillor Pamela Holden-Brown chose three charities that would benefit from the considerable efforts of the Appeal Committee who staged dozens of fund raising events. The three charities were HomeStart,…

Eastleigh’s new Mayor Installed

Thursday night saw the annual Mayor making ceremony take place at the Towns Civic Offices as the outgoing Mayoress Pamela Holden- Brown made way for new Mayor John Caldwell – the Conservative councillor for Hiltingbury East. Mrs Holden-Brown had a vote of thanks proposed and seconded by councillors Haulwen Broadhurst and Graham Smith while John…