Councillor Mark Shayer

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Title: Lord Mayor

Party: Conservative

Ward: Budshead

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Contact information

Correspondence address: 
c/o Council House
Armada Way

Phone:  07506 632982


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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 06/05/2021 - 02/05/2024

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information




Community Grants 2022/23





To support The Barefoot Project with a two-day residential trip to Lopwell Dam for 14-18 year olds including activity/excursion. This will help build stronger relationships between the young people and between them and the youth workers.




To support Woodfield Primary School with Sensory Grab Bags for the children that attend.


A contribution towards fuel for the South West Blood Bikes that provides free volunteer out of hours emergency courier services to the NHS and other medical facilities (including University Hospitals Trust Plymouth and St Luke's Hospice)




To support Porkies Café with providing Christmas Lunches for the community.


To support the 165 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC with a contribution towards their plans for events for Veterans.




To support the OWSI project working with the Peninsula Dental School to bring dental health education to primary schools within the Budshead Ward with a contribution towards to costs of books and other items.


To support the Salvation Army with a contribution towards the costs of a new cooker and the associated materials needed so that organisation can provide support to vulnerable residents in the area.




To support the Derriford United Reform Church with a contribution towards the costs of organising and preparing a street party to bring the community together for the Coronation.


To support the Four Greens Community Trust with a contribution towards the development of a Veterans Outreach programme as well as support for ongoing Befriending Services, Community Larder provisions, and the Community Cafe.


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Community Grants 2021/22





To support Plymouth Musical Activities Club (MAC) with a contribution towards their Christmas Carol Concert, Future Events and the Purchasing of Musical Instruments. This will benefit hundreds of children across Plymouth.




To provide books for the annual Whitleigh Big Local Book Hunt aimed at encouraging both children and adults to read more over the Easter holidays.


To provide materials and venue hire for local community event, Whitleigh's Got Talent, designed to bring the community together.


Sessions for up to 15 young people ages 13-15 to take part in high energy, team building activities through Whileigh Community Trust and Barefoot Youth.


Donation to cover cost of Coach Hire for Nifty Fifty, an older people's social group, to enable them to go on a day trip together. This group supports local people's health and wellbeing.


To help purchase willow and willow working tools for the Whitleigh Lantern Parade community event in November 2022.


Donation towards purchase of materials and items to enable Whitleigh Community Trust to host a Whitleigh Jubilee Community Event.


Donation to Derriford United Reformed Church Community Jubilee Event to purchase party items such as food.


To purchase café equipment and consumables for the Four Greens Trust who use the café for Community Groups including a Veteran's Café group and the foodbank.


To support St Chads Church with the purchase of a mobile basketball frame, net, blackboard and balls for their Youth Group to use.


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