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Cllr Paul Wiltshire elected as new mayor of Brackley

Cllr Paul Wiltshire elected as new mayor of Brackley

On Saturday 14 May, Councillor Paul Wiltshire was elected as the new mayor of Brackley Town Council during the annual traditional mayor making ceremony.

The ceremony started at 12 noon in the Civic Hall of Brackley Town Hall, and began with the former Mayor, Councillor Don Thompson giving an overview of his time in role in 2021/22.

Representatives of South Northants Youth Engagement (SNYE) and Mental Health Friends were awarded their final cheques from Councillor Don Thompson's fundraising throughout the year. A total of £3,400.00 was awarded between both charities.

Councillor Sue Sharps proposed Cllr Paul Wiltshire as the new mayor, followed by a unanimous vote from the 14 remaining councillors of Brackley.

Brackley Town Mayor, Cllr Paul Wiltshire then proceeded to begin the first part of the town council annual meeting where further appointments were made.

Councillor Elaine Wiltshire was appointed as the Town Mayor's Consort. Councillor Sue Sharps was elected as Deputy Town Mayor and Rev Rich Duncan of St Peter's Church was appointed as the Town Mayor's Chaplain.

Guests, public and fellow councillors who attended the ceremony were then invited to enjoy refreshments.

During his mayoral year, Brackley Town Mayor, Councillor Paul Wiltshire will be raising money for Medical Detection Dogs and The Air Ambulance Service.

Brackley Town Mayor, Councillor Paul Wiltshire said "As the elected Mayor of Brackley I look forward to leading the council in its continuing service to the people of Brackley. Elaine and I hope to meet many residents and visitors during our year of office and raise funds for my chosen charities of the air ambulance for the East Midlands and Medical Detection Dogs".

The second part of the annual town council meeting will continue tonight on Monday 16 May at Brackley Town Hall, 7pm.

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 12:54 by Georgia Connor

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