Mayor Making 10th May 2006
Councillor Mrs Betty Ward of Mytholmroyd was elected Mayor at a meeting held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre attended by members of the Hebden Royd Town Council and friends on Wednesday 10th May 2006.Her year in office will support Yorkshire Air Ambulance. To help raise funds specially produced bears will be on sale at £7.00 bearing the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Hebden Royd Town Council logos. At the end of the year there would be a prize for the bear traced the furthest from Hebden Bridge. Betty said she had supported the Yorkshire Air Ambulance for many years and thought it was an organisation which continued to benefit all. Betty is pictured left with husband and Consort Harry Ward and Mrs Mavis Ring (centre) who received an award for service to the community
Betty expressed her obvious delight at being elected. She said she was looking forward to the year ahead.
Councillor Michael Elder was elected Deputy Mayor for the forthcoming year.
Councillor Stewart Brown was the retiring Mayor and thanked everyone for their support throughout his year in office.
Hebden Bridge Band gave a lively performance and refreshments were served at the end of the meeting.