On 13th April 2004 there were presentations in The Memorial Hall to thank retiring members of the Parish Council for their service to the well-being of the Parish. A little over 50 local residents were there to enjoy the evening . . . .
First to recieve a 'Countryside' momento was
Mr Pat Locke for 21 years of total service, with 17 years as the Chairman of the Parish Council.
Lady Juliet Townsend opened the proceedings by thanking all those atttending and offered a little background to the event.
Passing over to Hazel Haskins who served as Parish Clerk for many years, who then filled in with more history before the presentations were made.
A presentation was then made to Mr Ron Cave for 36 years of service to the Parish Council, serving 17 years as the Vice Chairman.
Unfortunately due to ill health, he was unable to attend, but his Daughter Nichola was there on his behalf to collect his presentation gift.
Seen here collecting it from Mrs Andrea Gladden, the current Parish Council Chairman.
As was Mr John Cliffe for 18 years of
service to the Parish Council
and Mrs Annette Bull for 18 years of service to the Parish Council, 15 years as the Parish Council's Representative on the Old Ecclesiastical Parish of King's Sutton Charities, as she was also unable to attend this was collected on her behalf.
A good evening was enjoyed as the recipients posed for this Archive photograph.
Mrs Elizabeth Howell also was presented a gift for 14 years of service on the
Additionally . . . .
Mr John Williams was presented with a gift from the Parish Council for his years of service as Tree Warden.