New town mayor honoured to serve for a second time

Mayor of Irthlingborough John Farrar
Mayor of Irthlingborough John Farrar

The Mayor of Irthlingborough, Cllr John Farrar, said he is honoured to have been selected to serve a second term by the town council.

As well as being an Irthlingborough town councillor, Cllr Farrar is also an East Northamptonshire district councillor.

Speaking to the Telegraph, he said he looked forward to representing Irthlingborough at community events during the next year. He also spoke about the issues he would like to see resolved during his tenure, including the approval of the Rushden Lakes development.

He said: “I am both proud and pleased to have been chosen by the council to serve a second term as mayor. It is an honour.

“I am looking forward to representing our town at community events again.

“I would like to see more retail shopping facilities, the success of the Rushden Lakes development and the traffic problems sorted out in the High Street.”

Cllr Farrar is also an active member of the Salvation Army and is the divisional envoy for the Irthlingborough Corps. And he is chairman of Spire Homes and a committee member for Christian Aid.