Mayor's Civic Service
Sunday 22nd November at Burgh Baptist Church
Burgh mayor, Cllr Neil Cooper, held this year's Civic Service at Burgh Baptist Church which in itself was an historic occasion being the first time that a Civic Service had been held at the Baptist in the 400 year history of the church. Following the service conducted by Pastor Colin Bowden, the East Midlands in Bloom certificates were presented to Mrs Gloria Suggett, (resident's garden certicate of achievement), Wendy Hammersley, proprietor of The Fleece Inn, (Silver Gilt award) and Malcolm Ringsell received the Judges Award to the Burgh Heritage Group based at the Windmill. East Midlands in Bloom co-ordinator, Cllr. Dave Fenton, presented the Burgh Bronze Award to mayor, Cllr Neil Cooper. After the formalities a delicious buffet was enjoyed by all.