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Mayor's Charity Appeal

​​​​​​Each year, the sitting Mayor of Rochdale raises thousands of pounds for local charitable causes through collections and organised events such as the Mayor’s Ball. These charities change each year as every Mayor can choose the particular causes which are close or important to them.

All the money they raise is collected and distributed at the end of their Mayoral year.

This year Councillor Ian Duckworth, supported by the Mayoress, Mrs Christine Duckworth, will be raising funds for:​

Make a donation​

All donations are gratefully received and will go to these fantastic local causes.

​The easiest way to donate is to send a cheque, made payable to The Mayor's Charity. You can drop it off at the Town Hall or send direct to:

​​The Mayor's Office
Rochdale Town Hall
The Esplanade
Rochdale OL16 1AB.​​​​

​​The committee​​

The mayoral year is a busy one and doesn’t leave much time to organise all the fundraising events! Each mayor chooses a committee of volunteers who help with the organisation and running of all the fundraisers.

If you’d like to join the committee, register your interest with the Mayoral office.

Mayor’s Charity e​vents

​​​​​​​​The Mayor of Rochdale is supporting a number of local charities during his year of office. Details of the events will be added here once announced.​​

Rochdale’s Got Talent
17 February 2018
Rochdale Town Hall will be hosting a spectacular night of entertainment from across the borough and your votes on the night can decide who will be crowned the winner of this year’s contest.
Quiz Night
22 February 2018
Have you got the brains for our Quiz Night? Join us for a fun evening at Rochdale Town Hall.
Mayoress at Home
07 March 2018
Come along and join the Mayoress and other dignitaries. You'll be greeted by the butler on arrival with a glass of prosecco followed by a fine tea and light entertainment.
The Mayor of Rochdale Civic Charity Ball
21 April 2018
Join us for a 60’s themed ball in aid of the Mayor’s charities, including a Beatles Tribute Band, 4 course dinner and optional fancy dress.