The Mayor

About the Mayor

EAST Grinstead’s town mayor is Cllr Danny Favor. His deputy Town Mayor is Cllr John Dabell.

The mayor’s charities for this Civic Year are:

Queen Victoria Hospital Charitable Funds

To support the work, patient support and research carried out at the hospital

EG First Responders

Those who are first at an emergency medical situation, usually arriving within 8 minutes.

EG Street Pastors

Who patrol the streets late at night at weekends or after school times to give support to
anyone who may need a sympathetic ear.

Mayor’s diary and events

Please contact the Mayor’s Secretary at w.mackenzie@eastgrinstead.gov.uk for any queries or requests. Please also read the protocol notes for those inviting the presence of the Town Mayor

Latest News

Town Mayor awards certificates of achievement

6 June 2019

Town Mayor Danny Favor presented certificates of achievement to 16 EG & District Scouts  at and event held at Trinity Methodist Church.

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the D Day landings

Traffic came to a stop in East Grinstead at 11am morning as the Town Mayor laid a wreath to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the D Day landings.

Town Mayor joins Tadpoles Swimming Club AGM

5 June 2019

East Grinstead Town Mayor Danny Favor joined the Tadpoles Swimming Club for the Disabled for their AGM held at the Kings Centre on 14th May. During the event he was delighted to present certificates and awards to members for their amazing achievements, and also to recognise three staff members as they retired, for their tireless work for the club, making sure members had a safe and enjoyable experience.

Mayor attends dinner celebration

On 17 May East Grinstead Town Mayor Danny Favor attended a leaving dinner celebration organised by the  East Grinstead  Catenian Circle at Sweetwoods Golf Club for Fr Steven Purnell. The Catenians are an association of Catholic laymen who are committed to their Faith, their families, to those in need and to each other. The primary purpose is to establish a network of friends, which enhances their family life, strengthens their Faith and sustains them in difficult times. They support each other, the Catholic Church, young people and those in need.

Town Mayor’s Charity Music Quiz

1 June 2019

Town Mayor’s Charity Music Quiz

30 May 2019

New Town Mayor for 2019/2020

15 May 2019

EAST Grinstead Town Council elected a new Town Mayor for 2019/2020 last night at the Annual Council Meeting.

Cllr Favor has been town councillor of Ashplats Ward since 2011 and works at the Queen Victoria Hospital.

His deputy Town Mayor is Cllr John Dabell.

Cllr Danny Favor received the Chain and signed the declaration of office from the Outgoing Town Mayor Cllr Rex Whittaker, at the meeting at East Court on Monday 14th May.

Cllr Favor expressed his pride and appreciation on the election saying that having moved to the town 19 years ago to work at the QVH he never in his dreams thought he would be a Town Councillor let alone Town Mayor.  Cllr Favor, now a British subject, is the first Filipino born Town Mayor in the UK and representatives from the Embassy of the Philippines in London attended Mayor Making on Monday which was followed by a light buffet.

Cllr Favor has chosen three local charities for his Mayoral year which are all very personal to him, and excellent local service providers.

Queen Victoria Hospital Charitable Funds

To support the work, patient support and research carried out at the hospital

EG First Responders

Those who are first at an emergency medical situation, usually arriving within 8 minutes.

EG Street Pastors 

Who patrol the streets late at night at weekends or after school times to give support to anyone who may need a sympathetic ear.

 

Cllr Favor will be supported on his Mayoral year by his Mayoress; Mrs Maribel Favor.

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