Following an unusual voting procedure, Bridgnorth has a new mayor elect. The absence of members at a Council Meeting meant current Deputy Mayor Cllr Kirstie Hurst-Knight was forced to use her casting vote to elect herself as the next town mayor. Cllr Hurst-Knight did not use her casting vote to elect the deputy mayor, however, and this position will again come up for election at the Council’s AGM on Saturday 16 May.
The announcement that England is taking another step out of lockdown next week is welcome news for the events sector. Shropshire Festivals are now full