Town selects new mayor for upcoming year

Sylvia Armes

Sylvia Armes - Credit: Archant

A new mayor elect has been chosen for Thetford for the year 2014/15.

Long-serving councillor Sylvia Armes was selected at a meeting of Thetford Town Council on Tuesday.

Mrs Armes, who has also served as a Labour Breckland councillor for the town, will take over from Stuart Wright, mayor for 2013/14.

A mayor making ceremony and annual town meeting will take place on May 6 from 7pm at the town's Guildhall.

Mrs Armes has lived in Thetford for 54 years and previously worked for Norfolk County Council and Eccles Hall School.

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She first served on the town and district councils in 1999 for four years.

She also serves as a trustee of the Keystone Development Trust and on the patient forum committee for School Lane surgery.

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