At the Annual Council meeting on 31st May 2017, Town Councillors unanimously elected Councillor Tim Ward as Town Mayor for the municipal year.

On being elected, Councillor Ward thanked all Councillors for the honour bestowed upon him.

Having had the experience over the past four months in the role, he has found it very rewarding and looks forward to the year ahead.

Councillor Philip Day was appointed to the position of Deputy Town Mayor.