Wiltshire's Town Mayors join Marlborough's Mayor Farrell to celebrate education in Marlborough over the years
Marlborough's Mayor Councillor Lisa Farrell hosted Mayors from many other Wiltshire Towns this morning (Sunday 24 June) at Marlborough'a Annual Civic Service, this year themed as a celebration of education in Marlborough.
Prior to the service held in St Mary's Church all of the Wiltshire Town Mayors gathered together on the Town Hall steps for a photo to mark the ocasion.
"It's to celebrate young people" said Mayor Lisa when explaining the theme for the service. "It's a recognition of the transformation of education in Marlborough over the years, from early days until now." she added.
There were displays in the Court Room of the Town Hall from each of Marlborough's four schools - St John's, The College, Marlborough St Mary's and Preshute. The theme of transformation even went beyond education, with the Mayor proudly displaying a badge to mark the centenary of Women's Suffrage.
The Mayors present for the service in St Mary's Church were from:
Malmesbury: - Councillor Vandelli
Swindon: - Councillor Junab Ali
Salisbury: - Councillor Osment
Devizes: - Councillor Geddes
Royal Wotton Bassett: - Councillor Farrow
Chippenham: - Councillor Andy Phillips
Calne: - Councillor Glenis Ansell
Warminster: - Councillor Nicklin
Highworth: - Councillor Bishop
Westbury: - Councillor Cunningham
Amesbury: - Deputy Mayor Councillor M Hall
Also present were the deputy Lieutenant of Wiltshire - Mr Deepak Gupta, the Under Sheriff of Wiltshire - Mr David Lewis, Vice Chairman of Wiltshire Council, Councillor James Sheppard and Lt Col Simon Puxley, Commanding Officer of 4MI Batallion.