Civic parade in Sandbach

A rainy Sunday afternoon on July 26 welcomed various mayors to Sandbach for the annual Civic Service and Procession.

In honour of Gill Merry, Mayor of Sandbach, the parade started on Scotch Common and followed the road through the town past the town hall and on to the war memorial where Gill laid a wreath before heading to St Mary’s and a service conducted by Rev Thomas Shepherd, which included readings from the town mayor and Councillor Natasha Simpson.

An invitation was then given for light refreshments at the Town Hall.

Those in attendance included the Mayor of Cheshire East, Cllr Hilda Gaddum, Congleton Mayor, Cllr Elizabeth Wardlaw and her Mayor’s Cadet Charlotte Frost, Knutsford Mayor, Cllr Tony Dean and Winsford’s Deputy Mayor, David Edwards along with representatives of the British Legion and leading the procession the Cheshire Police Band.

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