The Civic Service for Mayor of Abergavenny Cllr Anne Wilde took place today at Abergavenny Baptist Church. Cllr Anne Wilde is supported here by her Consort Cllr Gareth Wilde, Macebearer James Davis and Town Clerk Sandra Rosser.
Deputy Mayor Cllr Ben Callard and Mayor’s Consort Cllr Gareth Wilde both delivered readings during the service officiated by Michael Orsmond. Cllr Anne Wilde gave an address to the congregation explaining more about the role of Mayor, and announcing her three chosen charities which she will be supporting during her term of office – Abergavenny Town of Sanctuary, Abergavenny Community Enterprise, and Abergavenny’s Andy Man’s Club. £290 was raised for these causes by the collection taken during the service.
The service was attended by Abergavenny Town Councillors, dignitaries from Usk, Chepstow and Monmouth Town Councils, and both the Leader and Deputy Chair of Monmouthshire County Council. They were joined by family and friends of Cllr Anne Wilde alongside members of organisations and community groups from across Abergavenny.