The Mayor of Bolton for 2018-2019 is Councillor Elaine Sherrington

  • Cllr. Elaine Sherrington was born in Stretford Manchester and came to live in Horwich in 1953
  • she went to Chorley New Road School and Horwich Secondary Modern School
  • she worked at the Beehive Mill in Horwich and Osman textiles in Bolton
  • Elaine still lives in the Tonge Fold area of Bolton, which is part of the ward she has represented since 1999.
  • Elaine’s daughter Samantha will take on the role of Mayoress during her year of office
  • during her time as Mayor, Cllr. Sherrington will be raising Funds for her chosen charities which are:

Bolton Lads and Girls Club

Bolton Hospice

Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme


Request a visit

A visit by the Mayor to your or another location

A visit to the Mayor’s parlour

Mayoral appointments

The Mayor and Mayoress are available to represent Bolton at a wide range of functions and events organised by:

  • firms and businesses in the borough
  • schools, youth centres and other organisations
  • voluntary, charitable and cultural organisations

The Mayor and Mayoress are also pleased to;

  • receive special guests in the Mayor's parlour and greet overseas visitors
  • visit the homes of residents on special occasions eg diamond weddings

If you are aware of a change more than two weeks in advance email us.

If there is less than two weeks before the event, call us on 01204 331090.

You will need to quote your reference number - you will find this at the top of correspondence we have sent you.