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Councillor Trevor Shonk was elected as Mayor of Ramsgate at the Annual Town Council Meeting on the 4th May 2016, Councillor Sarah Larkins was elected as Deputy Mayor. On the 1st February 2017, a new Deputy Mayor was elected, Councillor Barbara Young.

Councillor Trevor Shonk has strong family roots in the Isle of Thanet, he was born in Ramsgate and has lived here all his life. He is married with one daughter.

He is a town and district councillor for Central Harbour Ward. 

He strongly encourages promoting the local economy and getting Ramsgate back on the map.

For further information on the post of the Mayoralty, to invite the Mayor to an event, or to contact the Mayor, please telephone the Admin Assistant at Ramsgate Town Council on 01843 598757 or email emma.brett@ramsgatetc.org.uk 



“We all have different roles to play and I will help out in any way I can. I hope we can put Ramsgate on the map.”
Trevor Shonk, Mayor of Ramsgate 2016-17