Town Mayor

Town Mayor

Cllr John Kirby, Town Mayor 2023/24

Cllr Kirby was elected as Town Mayor at an extraordinary town council meeting held Tuesday 27 June 2023.

Cllr Kirby represents Laycock ward on the Town Council. He was first elected in 2015. Cllr Kirby has previously served as Chairman of Allotments & Landscape Committee and was Deputy Mayor in 2022/23.

Cllr Kirby will be joined by his wife Patricia who will act as the Mayoress of Keighley. Cllr Kirby has chosen Manorlands Hospice and The Sunbeam Support Group based at Airedale Hospital as his fundraising charities for the year.

The Mayor’s Charities for the year are Manorlands Hospice and the Sunbeam Support Group based at Airedale Hospital which provides a welcoming space for anyone who has experienced the loss of a baby or young child.