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New town mayor to be sworn in during ceremony

PUBLISHED: 09:19 12 May 2018 | UPDATED: 09:25 12 May 2018

Roy Brame will be sworn in as the new Mayor of Thetford. Picture: Norfolk Conservatives

Roy Brame will be sworn in as the new Mayor of Thetford. Picture: Norfolk Conservatives

Norfolk Conservatives

The new Mayor of Thetford will be sworn in during a mayor-making ceremony at the town’s Guildhall.

Roy Brame will take over from current mayor Denis Crawford during the ceremony which will take place on Friday, May 18.

Mr Brame first served as a Conservative on the town council in 2007 and has owned Cobra Domestic Appliances on Whitehart Street for 40 years.

During the afternoon the mayor’s regalia will be on show at the Guildhall.

The ceremony itself will start at 7pm, with the Thetford Singers kicking-off the proceedings from 6.30pm.

All are welcome to attend.

Mr Brame will present a formal letter to RAF Honington awarding them the Freedom of the Town.

And during the event he will inspect the Home Guard - members of the Dad’s Army from the town’s museum.

Mr Crawford will give thanks for his mayoral year before the deputy mayor for the coming year is elected.

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