SLIDESHOW: Hemsworth councillor takes chains of office as new Mayor of Wakefield

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Hemsworth councillor Sandra Pickin has been appointed as the new Mayor of Wakefield.

Coun Pickin officially took the chains of office at a ceremony in the city this afternoon (Wednesday).

Featherstone councillor June Cliffe was also named the deputy mayor and Coun Pickin’s daughter, Samantha Buet, is the new mayoress.

Coun Pickin, who is also the council’s armed forces champion, has chosen Families’ Activity Breaks (FAB) as the mayor’s charity.

FAB provides fun and challenging activity holidays around the UK for bereaved military families.




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