Ange Turner announced as the new Mayor of Penwortham

Posted on - 7th May, 2022 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Penwortham, People, Politics, Preston News, South Ribble News
Mayor of Penwortham, Councillor Ange Turner
Councillor Ange Turner is the new Mayor of Penwortham

Councillor Ange Turner is the new Mayor of Penwortham.


Cllr Turner is a Liberal Democrat Councillor of South Ribble Borough Council and Penwortham Town Council for Broad Oak Ward.

She was selected by elected members of the Town Council at the Annual Meeting.

A Mayor Making Ceremony took place at Penwortham Community Centre in Kingsfold Drive on Tuesday (3 May).

Cllr Turner was invested with her chain of office by the retiring Mayor, Councillor David Bennett.

Read more: Penwortham solicitor turned baker sees business grow in new premises

Cllr Turner said: “It is a great privilege to be offered the role.

“I’m looking forward to meeting businesses and volunteer groups, and opening many events, including this year’s Penwortham Gala at Hurst Grange Park.  

“I plan to do everything I can to promote Penwortham and support as many events and activities as possible.”

Cllr Turner’s chosen charities are Leyland Hedgehog Rescue, Heartbeat and National Association of Disabled Bikers.

Read moreSee the latest Preston news and headlines

Preston in pictures Ring-Billed Gull at Preston Docks, Lancashire, England - August 2015Cuerden Valley Park, PrestonGarden shotStreetBike ridePreston OdeonPreston OdeonUntitled View more Advertisement Subscribe to the newsletter

Sign up below to receive Blog Preston's weekly newsletter. It wings its way into inboxes every Sunday rounding up our best content from the last week and a look ahead to what's happening.

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.

Advertisement Categories

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