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BURGESS HILL APPOINTS NEW MAYOR AND LEADER

Burgess Hill Town Council appointed Roger Cartwright as Mayor of the town at its Annual Meeting on Monday 13 May. The new Leader of the Council, Robert Eggleston proposed Cllr Cartwright as well as Deputy Mayor Anne Eves with Deputy Leader Joe Foster seconding the proposals. The packed public gallery responded with applause.
 
Other appointments included Janice Henwood as Chairman of the Planning Committee, Kathy Willis as Chairman of the Community Engagement Key Area Group, Robert Duggan as Chairman of the Customer Services KAG and Sarah Lawrence as Chairman of the Staff and Member Development KAG. Cllr Cartwright will chair the important Strategic Development KAG while Robert Eggleston will chair the Cultural Quarter Steering Group which is tasked with bringing forward the Beehive Centre, a performance and community centre in Cyprus Road.