Councillor David Fuller was elected Lord Mayor of Portsmouth on 14 May 2019, for a one year term of office

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Biography

David Fuller was born in Fratton on 16 May 1965 and has lived and worked in Portsmouth all of his life. He was elected as Councillor in 16 August 2007 and represents Fratton Ward as a Liberal Democrat.

Councillor Fuller's career is in the care field, starting as a volunteer at the weekends first at Harry Sotnick House, and moving on to work in the private sector. He has successfully managed several care homes including having responsibility for the care of young people with physical disabilities. David currently works as the registered manager of a home specialising in the care of 24 elderly dementia clients.

Councillor Fuller is an active Freemason and a strong believer in charity, and works year on year fundraising for the people of Portsmouth, community groups, and organisations. His hobbies include socialising, and he loves the theatre. In the past, he has taken part in amateur dramatics with the Solent Theatre Company, and has organised several charity events at the Kings Theatre on behalf of previous Lord Mayors.

The Lord Mayor is extremely proud to have been elected for the second time into the role for the year 2019/20, being especially honoured that his second term falls on such an important year when it is his privilege to represent this great city for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Councillor Fuller is delighted that his sister, Mrs Leza Tremorin, is by his side and will once again be supporting him as Lady Mayoress.

Charities

Our goal this year is to support as many charities as possible around the city by hopefully raising £50,000, so we are able to give £1,000 each. We wish to call this The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Community Chest Appeal 2019/20. We have chosen to do this because we are acutely aware of just how much £1,000 could greatly help a local charity and its volunteers to continue and improve their incredible work throughout the city. 

Any charities wishing to be considered for the Portsmouth Community Chest can email our committee secretary Tracy McClure with details of their charity and how it supports the people of Portsmouth and how the £1,000, if awarded, would be spent.

Lord Mayor's engagements

Lord Mayor's engagements week commencing 9 December
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Monday
9 December

Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association Christmas party

 

Former Mayors and Chairs during first year of office

Christmas lunch

 

Beechside Christmas party

 

Deputy - Schools Carols

 

Lord Mayor's Appeal Fundraiser, Christmas at the Noble House

Mountbatten Centre, Portsmouth

 

Lord Mayor's Suite

 

 

Lord Mayor's Banqueting Room/Suite

 

Fratton Park

 

Noble House, 43 Osborne Road, PO5 3LS

Tuesday
10 December

The Commissioning of the HMS Prince of Wales

 

Tea with the School Carol's Song Book Cover Winner

 

Northern Parade performance of 'Cinderella'

HMS Excellent, HMS PWLS, Portsmouth Naval Base

 

Lord Mayor's Parlour

 

Portsmouth Guildhall

Wednesday
11 December

Tea with PCC Long Service Retiree

 

Tea with Pat Duncan & Family

 

National Museum of the Royal Navy -

Annual Christmas drinks reception

 

Winter Wonderland Prom for adults with learning disabilities

Lord Mayor's Parlour

 

Lord Mayor's Parlour

 

HMS Galleries

 

 

Royal British Legion Club, 1-3 Lucknow St, PO1 1PS

Thursday
12 December

Aladdin

Kings Theatre

Friday
13 December

Portsmouth Grammar School senior school carol service

 

New Forest DC Chairman's Christmas carol service

St Thomas' Cathedral, Old Portsmouth

 

Beaulieu Abbey Church, Beaulieu

Saturday
14 December

Saturday Club

Christmas party

 

Christmas Cafe

 

Aquarius Nursing Home Christmas celebration

 

The Nutcracker

Redwood Park School,

Wembley Grove, Cosham, PO6 2RY

 

Anchorage Park Community Cafe

 

4 Spencer Rd, Southsea, PO4 9RN

 

New Theatre Royal

Sunday
15 December

Deputy - PCA Sunday Chinese School

Christmas party and End of Year celebration

 

BLESMA Portsmouth Christmas lunch

 

Rowans Lake of Lights

 

Carols by Candlelight

 

Charles Dickens Pantomime with carols

TBC

 

 

The Brookfield Hotel, Emsworth

 

Canoe Lake, Clarence Esplanade, PO4 9RG

 

195 Powerscourt Road, PO2 7JH

 

The Square Tower, Broad Street, PO1 2ND