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2 Jul, 15
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Christmas has well and truly arrived!

The Holly & the Ivy and the Mistletoe

Christmas has well and truly arrived! On Saturday 6/12/14 I went to Mighty Oak’s festive beer tasting and then attended the Maldon & Purleigh Guides Christmas event. Planning Committee met on Monday the 8/12/14 and we had the Town Christmas Fayre and Market on Thursday 11/12/14.

'St Roger of Beeleigh' - Mayor's Charity Event

On Monday 1/12/14 I attended a meeting of the Finance Committee. Christine and I then travelled to Halstead on Wednesday (3/12/14) to take part in the spectacular Torchlight Procession there.

St Roger of Beeleigh Talk

1207 Squadron (Maldon) Air Training Corps ‘Dining In’ Event

On Monday (17/11/14) I attended a meeting of the Town Council Environment Committee. Then on Tuesday (18/11/14) I gave a talk to members of the Maldon and Heybridge Horticultural Society.

Air Training Corps Dine In

Design & Conservation Award for Market Hill Garden Project

On 13/11/14 I attended a meeting of Maldon RNLI. I judged a competition for Children in Need at Maldon St. Francis Primary School and then attended a ‘Dining In’ event at Forester Park as a guest of 1207 Squadron Maldon Air Training Corps (14/11/14).

Design & Conservation Awards

Goldhanger and its Links with the Great War

Maldon History Group

Last night (11/11/14) Mark, the Deputy Mayor, and I were guests at Maldon Rotary, where I gave a presentation on the Great War. It was the culmination of a series of events connected with this year’s Remembrance.

Remembrance Sunday 9th November 2014

Remembrance Sunday 2014

On Sunday (9/11/14) Maldon Remembered. Townspeople and visitors alike gathered at our War Memorial outside All Saints Church. Along with some of the other Town Councillors, our MP, County Councillor and Chair of the District Council, we processed from the Moot Hall with the Deputy Mayor carrying the mace.

The Centenary of the Commencement of the Great War

So here we are now in the thick of the Remembrance period, made especially poignant as it is the centenary of the commencement of the Great War. Christine and I have been to a number of events which I will report on this blog shortly.

Great War Centenary

In the meantime, like many thousands of other people, we went to see the Poppies at The Tower recently.

Army Engagement Presentation & Plume School Careers Fair

Army Engagement Presentation

Since my last blog Christine and I have been guests at an Army Engagement presentation at the TA Centre in Chelmsford (23/10/14), I have attended Planning Committee (27/10/14) and chaired Full Council (3/11/14).

Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar with Maldon Rotary

Over the past few days I have attended two Town Council committee meetings; Planning (on the 13/10/14) and Finance (on the 20/10/14). In addition, Christine and I enjoyed a Plume School Year 10 Media Exhibition (14/10/14) and I spoke to the Rainbows at the Moot Hall about the office of Mayor and the town’s civic regalia (20/10/14).

Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar

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