Chichester appoints a new mayor

Chichester officially has a new mayor.

Thursday, 11th May 2017, 2:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:19 pm
New Chichester Mayor Peter Evans (C) alongside outgoing mayor (R) Peter Budge and new deputy (L) Martyn Bell

Cllr Peter Evans (centre) was appointed at a mayor making ceremony at the Council House on Wednesday night, May 10.

He takes over from cllr Peter Budge (R), who has served two year-long terms.

Cllr Evans, whose wife cllr Margaret Evans is mayoress, said he would ‘fulfil my duties to the best of my abilities’ and named cllr Martyn Bell (L) as his deputy.

His chosen charities will be the Parent and Carers Support Organisation and St Wilfrid’s Hospice carers.

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