Wellington’s mayor Cllr Gary James has opted to give away his £500 annual Mayoral Allowance to local organisations. The five groups of his choice were Wellington Carnival Committee, Wellington Silver Band, Wellington Community Centre, 1st Wellington Scouts and WHERE.
Representatives from these groups were each presented with a cheque for £100 in the Council Chamber.
Katie Rylatt – Wellington Carnival Committee
Geoff Samuel – Chairman Wellington Silver Band
Jill Mitton – Secretary Wellington Community Centre
Emily Cannell – Leader 1st Wellington Scouts.
Barbara Ford – WHERE