Posted: Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:33 by Sarah Fox

Daventry Mayor, Cllr Glenda Simmonds, held her civic service on Sunday 3rd July at the Holy Cross Church, Daventry.

The Mayor and Civic Dignitaries processed from the Town Council offices, to the church and were met by a guard of honour, formed by Daventry Air Training Corps, Army Cadet Force and The Royal British Legion.

Canon Michael Webber addressed the congregation and the reading was Mark 2. 1-12 read by Cllr Simmonds sister, Jennifer Withers and a talk on cancer support by John Birch, Daventry Support Group, Macmillan Cancer Support.

Music was enjoyed from Daventry Brass, The Grange School Choir and organist Martin Heath.

The Mayor gave words of support to all voluntary organisations and spoke of her aim to raise funds for her chosen charity Macmillan Cancer Support.

Following the service, the Mayor invited all those we contributed and attended the service to the Daventry Volunteer Centre for afternoon tea.

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