Wimborne Minster Town Mayor's Blog of 2018/19

Cllr Kelly Webb

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The Annual Pancake Race!

Luckily I wasn’t asked to actually run, so I was happy to go along to what is always a well attended community event at the Minster.  On Shrove Tuesday each year, the town comes to life as so many people… Continue Reading →

East Dorset District Council Civic Service

The very final Civic Service of East Dorset District Council took place on 4th March at the Minster (of course – best Church in East Dorset)! We processed from Church House with the 3 Mayors of East Dorset (Ferndown, Verwood… Continue Reading →

Corfe Mullen Annual Reception

Parish Council Chairman Cllr Paul Harrison invited the Chain Gang to visit Corfe Mullen on Friday 1st March.  There was a bit of a tour of the area that took in Julia’s House and local recreation areas before an evening… Continue Reading →

Community Chest Launch

Hall & Woodhouse launched their very popular Community Chest grant providing project on 1st March in one of their own pubs, The Grasshopper in Poole. Various Mayors, Chairmen and business people from the local area were invited to hear more… Continue Reading →

Serious Business

After a wonderful December with Christmas and New Year celebrations, I was eased into January quietly with a few weeks of breathing space and the engagements I have had as Town Mayor since have been thought provoking. I was invited… Continue Reading →

New Years Eve 2018

Well I’ve been told that NYE in town is great and that the Square fills up close to midnight but I haven’t yet seen it for myself until now!  And wow!  What a super night it was! I ate in… Continue Reading →

Christmas Eve at Streets Meadow

A Town Mayor tradition is to visit the residents of the Street’s Meadow care home in the centre of town (just behind Waitrose) on Christmas Day.  Well having young children and 11 for dinner on Christmas Day, they kindly allowed… Continue Reading →

Radio Wimborne Son et Lumiere

Well it’s the 4th year of this relatively new Wimborne Minster tradition and what a great tradition it is too – especially since it’s free to all in the community!  I helped set up Radio Wimborne back in 2013 when… Continue Reading →

Saturday 22nd – What a day!

There is a Christmas Eve tradition that the Mayor and representatives from their charities, come to town to collect for the charities – I guess the hope is that everyone is in such lovely spirit that they’ll give generously!  This… Continue Reading →

Carols in the Cornmarket

Well having taken a week off (booked before being elected Town Mayor), it was back to Wimborne Minster with a bump on 21st December – straight into the annual carol service in the Cornmarket.  The weather was fine – just… Continue Reading →

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