Menu

Former councillors to become Honorary Aldermen of Preston

Posted on - 26th August, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Preston Council, Preston News
Cllr John Collins takes over from cllr McManus
Former councillors John Collins and Margaret McManus, who both served as Mayors

Four former Preston councillors are to given the honour of becoming Aldermen of the city.

Preston City Council bestowed the title of Honorary Alderman on ex-councillors John Collins, Christine Abram, Kathleen Roberta (Bobby) Cartwright and Margaret McManus.

An extraordinary council meeting will be called in the coming weeks to formally give the honour to each of the former politicians.

They are being recognised for their ‘length service on the council and the dedication and commitment they brought to the role of councillor’.

Read more: Preston parade route confirmed for the Lancashire Encounter

Alderman is a ceremonial title and maintains no ability to vote or direct the council in the future.

They do however attend civic events and also play a key role in Guild years.

Share
Preston in pictures Green with a chance of gingerHarris OrphanageLittle Sisters Of The PoorLittle Sisters Of The PoorChurch - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [Lych Gate]Church - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [Cross]Church - Church of St Mary, Penwortham 240323 [rear]Street Furniture - Grid [Stanton & Staveley] 240323 Penwortham View more
Advertisement
Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's email newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday and Wednesday rounding up our top stories and more.

Advertisement
News by location

Find news by location, select an area of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

The Preston Guide

Discover local businesses and services near you.

Advertisement
Categories

Find news by category, select an category of your choice to be kept up to date with the latest goings on.

Blog Preston email updates

Receive our digest of the biggest and best stories every Sunday to your email inbox

We respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time from our emails