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Blackrod have a new Mayor
Blackrod have a new Mayor. At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council attended by over 55 friends, family and local residents, Councillor Mr Scott Batchelor was elected to became the Town Mayor for the year 2018-2019. Councillor Batchelor will be joined by his Mayoress Mrs Karen Batchelor and supported by Deputy Counsellor Mr John Price and wife Sandra. Blackrod Town Council wish the new civic dignitaries all the very best for the forthcoming year when they will be out and about representing the local residents of Blackrod over a very busy year.
Mrs Susan Gaskell
Blackrod Town Council are pleased to announce that they have successfully Co-opted a new member of the team. Mrs Susan Gaskell has been appointed as Councillor for the Central Ward of Blackrod, replacing Mrs Ann Cunliffe who retired from her Local council role., Friends and family joined Susan and fellow councillors to witness Mrs Gaskell take her Oath of Office of Town Councillor at the council meeting held on April 30th. The Town Council is now fully represented again across all three wards in the village.
2017-2018 Retiring Mayor
Retiring Mayor Councillor Mrs Isabel Seddon presented over £3500, raised through her Mayoral year to local charities and good causes. These included Bolton Parkinsons Group: Blackrod Guiding Association and AFC Masters a local disability group. Friends and family and local dignitaries gathered at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council to wish Councillor Mrs Seddon a well earned rest after a long event filled year. The retiring Mayor was presented with a beautiful flower arrangement as a thank you from Town Council colleagues.