Election of the Mayor

The Mayor of Biggleswade is elected by their fellow Councillors at the Annual Statutory Meeting of the Council in May each year.

The ‘Mayor-making’ is at the beginning of the meeting and the new Mayor takes over from their predecessor immediately.  The meeting then sets up the democratic structure of the Council for the following year – committees and representation on outside bodies.

The Mayor’s role is to chair Council meetings in accordance with Standing Orders and conduct the meeting in a fair and impartial manner.  The Mayor also represents Biggleswade at civic events and local and community events during the year.

Mayor of Biggleswade 2024-2025 Councillor Mark Foster

“I am deeply honoured and privileged to accept the role of Mayor of Biggleswade,” said Cllr Mark Foster. “Having grown up in this town, I understand the unique needs and aspirations of our residents. I am committed to making decisions that will benefit our community and ensure its continued progress.”

Invite the Mayor

If you would like to invite the Mayor to an event please email: enquiries@biggleswadetowncouncil.gov.uk

Supporting the Mayors’ chosen charity

This year, Councillor Mark Foster has chosen to support three charities. These are Sue Ryder St Johns Hospice , Mind BLMK and Tourettes Action

All donations are welcome and can really help to make a difference in people’s lives.  To support this year’s worthy causes, please find banking details here.  Please quote the reference Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice or Mind BLMK or the Tourettes Action. 

Donations can also be made on our website here.

Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Biggleswade

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Councillor Mark Foster - Mayor
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Councillor Gary Barrett - Deputy Mayor

The Mayor’s Office

Biggleswade Town Council
The Old Court House
4 Saffron Road
Biggleswade
SG18 8DL
Telephone: 01767 313134
All cheques should be made payable to: Biggleswade Town Council

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