Mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett
Coronavirus: The Mayor & Deputy Mayor have had to cancel/decline invitations received due to the current outbreak of Covid-19 until further notice.
They very much wish all to follow government advice and stay safe.
22 May 2020 – Mayor Making has not taken place this year as in accordance with the provisions set down by the Government, the council will carry on with the current Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the time being. This may be reviewed in due course.
The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett
Cllr Steve Watts (on the left in below photo) was elected as Mayor on Thursday 9th May 2019 at Mayor Making in St Bartholomew & All Saints Church.
The Mayor has chosen The Richard Jones Foundation as his Charity for his Mayoral Year. He will organise various fundraising events throughout the year. Keep an eyes out on the website, facebook and notice boards for details.
Cllr Nic Hughes (on the right in below photo) was elected as Deputy Mayor.
Supporting community events is always a highlight in the diary of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Royal Wootton Bassett, whether it is an official opening of a new shop, an invitation to attend an amateur dramatics production, or the honour of being invited to present an award at one of the many clubs and organisations in the town. If you would like to invite the Mayor to your event, please get in touch early, as the Mayor’s Diary is generally busy! Just call the office on 01793 850222, or email: email@example.com or come in to see us at 117 High Street, RWB SN4 7AU.
Mayor’s Charity Fundraising
The Mayor was pleased for the support he received on Saturday 21st September 2019 at his Cake Sale by the Town Hall on the High Street. Over £100 was raised for Richard Jones Foundation. THANK YOU TO ALL YOU CAME AND BOUGHT A CAKE!
Civic Service 2019
Cllr Watts was delighted when members of the community joined him to celebrate his Civic Service at 3pm on Sunday 13th October 2019 in St Bartholomew’s & All Saints Church.
Mayor Making 2019
Mayor Making was held at St Bartholomew’s & All Saints Church on Thursday 9th May 2019. Rev Canon Jane Curtis was delighted to be appointed the Mayor’s Chaplain and Owen Collier was nominated as Town Crier & Swordbearer for another year. Refreshments were served after the Ceremony.
Photos were taken on the night, please see gallery pictures below.