EASTLEIGH has a new mayor.

Councillor Maureen Sollitt was invested as the first citizen at the annual ceremony.

The councillor, known as Mo, has previously been mayor in 2001 and has been a borough councillor for 21 years.

Cllr Sollitt has served on various committees and is chair of Allbrook and North Boyatt Parish Council.

She said: “I’m really looking forward to representing the borough and promoting so many good things that the borough has to offer. I’m looking forward to meeting local residents, organisations and businesses that make up this great borough.”