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Mayor of Rossendale

Current Mayor

The Mayor, Cllr Jackie Oakes

The current Mayor of Rossendale

Councillor Jackie Oakes is the Mayor of Rossendale 2021-22. Mrs Christine Lamb is the Mayoress and will usually accompany the Mayor on engagements.

Councillor Oakes is the elected councillor for the Stacksteads Ward and was confirmed as Mayor at the Annual Council meeting on 21st May 2021.

Contact the Mayor

If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an event please complete the mayoral booking form.  You have the option to either complete the online booking form or to download the booking form and return it to the Mayor’s Office. 

Complete the online booking form

Download the booking form

If you would like to discuss the Mayor's availabilty before completing the form, please contact Stephanie Carroll on 01706 252427.


Mayor’s charity fund

Each year, the Mayor of Rossendale raises money for local charities through collections and organised events.

This year the Mayor of Rossendale will be raising funds for:

  • Cancer Research Bacup Committee
  • Rossendale Rays
  • Rossendale Responsible Animal Rescue
  • Other Local Charities

To make a donation to the Mayor’s Charity Fund please contact the Mayor’s Office.

To apply for a donation from the fund, please write to the Mayor’s Office. The letter should include details of your organisation and a brief description of how you will use the donation.


Upcoming charity fundraising events

Please see below details of the upcoming fundraising events in aid of the Mayor’s Charity Fund:

Details of upcoming events will be added in due course.


For more information regarding the Mayor of Rossendale, please contact:

Stephanie Carroll, Civic Services Officer & Leader’s PA, Rossendale Borough Council, The Business Centre, Futures Park, Bacup, OL13 0BB

01706 252427