The Mayor is the First Citizen of Macclesfield.
The Mayor can add weight to special events such as the opening of new establishments and give valuable support to local groups.
The Mayor changes every year and is elected by fellow councillors at the Annual General Meeting of the Macclesfield Town Council.
Cllr David Edwardes was elected as Mayor of Macclesfield on 17th May 2021
The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Fiona Wilson
Mayoress: Mrs Natalia Belinskaya
Mayor’s Chaplain: Pastor Steve Parsons
Mayor’s Theme: My Town, Your Town, OUR Town.
David is the Town Councillor for the Tytherington Ward alongside Cllr Lloyd Roberts, and is the Vice-Chair of the Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee. He is also a Cheshire East Councillor, where he’s Chair of Licencing and a member of the Children and Families committee.
David moved to Macclesfield in 1973 and owned an interior design shop on Chestergate. Today, the building, still retains features from when it was Bill Plants vegetable, fish and poultry. David has 2 sons, a stepdaughter and a stepson. In his spare time, he umpires cricket matches for the North Staffordshire and South Cheshire League. David has been known to fill in for Santa in the lead up to Christmas when the real Santa has other events to attend!
The Mayor’s theme is ‘My town, Your town, Our town’, and he encourages everyone to take pride in their community.