Parade for new civic mayor

Pictured (L-R) are Kathleen Nevett, Deputy Civic Mayoress, Councillor David Nevett, Deputy Civic Mayor, Councillor Eddie Dobbs, Civic Mayor, Councillor Barbara Hedley, Civic Mayoress, and Cordie Freeman (front), the Outgoing Junior Civic Mayor.

Pictured (L-R) are Kathleen Nevett, Deputy Civic Mayoress, Councillor David Nevett, Deputy Civic Mayor, Councillor Eddie Dobbs, Civic Mayor, Councillor Barbara Hedley, Civic Mayoress, and Cordie Freeman (front), the Outgoing Junior Civic Mayor.

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The new civic mayor of Doncaster, Councillor Eddie Dobbs is inviting residents to come along and show their support for him in the Annual Civic Service and Parade on Saturday.

At 10.40am members of the public can join the parade from the Mansion House and walk to the Minster of St George for the special Civic Service, led by the Reverend Canon Doctor Paul Shackerley, at 11am.

Everyone is welcome to participate in the Service which commends the Civic Mayor to his Term of Office.

Councillor Eddie Dobbs said: “Doncaster is a fantastic place and I am very proud to be the Civic Mayor. It is a great pleasure for me to welcome the people of Doncaster to join me for the traditional Parade and Civic Service.”

The inauguration of the Civic Mayor, councillor Eddie Dobbs, and Deputy Civic Mayor, councillor David Nevett, took place on Friday.

Councillor Dobbs has named his charities as the Partially Sighted Society (www.partsight.org.uk) and SSAFA (www.ssafa.org.uk).

Councillor Nevett said: “Doncaster is a wonderful place and I am honoured to be appointed Deputy Civic Mayor. I look forward to working with the Civic Mayor to play our parts in continuing the town’s prosperity.”