Congratulations to Councillor Gloria Wills for successfully raising over £5000 for the Mayor’s Charity Fund during her year as Sedgefield’s Mayor. Presentations from this fund were made during the Annual Town Meeting to the following recipients:
Alzheimer’s Society, Pop In, 1st Sedgefield Brownies, 2nd Sedgefield Brownies, Guides, Taste & See, Sedgefield Harriers – Junior’s Division, Sedgefield Junior’s Squash Club, Scouts, Fishburn Dance & Drama, Sedgefield Community Hospital, Sedgefield Players, SPYS, Sedgefield Village Veterans, Tea Dance, Sedgefield Cricket Club, Sedgefield in Bloom, DIDO (Days In, Days Out), Wynyard FC Under 8’s and Sedgefield Village Crime Watch Panel.
Many thanks to all involved for supporting the Mayor’s charity events in 2015/16.
Congratulations to Walter Howell, a very well respected member of the community who was delighted to receive the accolade of this year’s Citizen of the Year for Sedgefield.
Walter has been contributing to the village for over 40 years and has dedicated much of his time bringing enjoyment to the residents of Sedgefield. His work with the Sedgefield Players and the creation of the Junior Players (SPYS) has been appreciated by all who attend the community productions. Walter has also been noted for his contributions to the Scouts over the years.
Walter was joined by his family at the Annual Town Meeting when he was presented with this award which is jointly run between the Town Council, Sedgefield Development Trust and the Rotary.