On May 20th, the outgoing Mayor, Mr. Bryan Pearson, welcomed the newly-assembled Town Council honoured guests and visitors to the annual Mayor-making ceremony.
The Mayor invited nominations for the office for the next year, 2019/2020 from the Beverley Town Councilors who were elected on May 2nd.
Cllr Duncan Jack was nominated, seconded and elected unanimously. Cllr Jack was duly robed and signed in. His first job was to nominate his wife, Joy, to be Lady Mayoress.
The new mayor thanked Mr Pearson for his 43 years exemplary service to Beverley and the work he has put in to make Beverley a better place.
Bryan Pearson and his wife Shirley were presented with medals to recognise their mayoral year.
Cllr Tom Astell was elected as deputy mayor. Tom was robed and signed in and announced his Consort for the year is his partner, Alex Moor.
The new Mayor invited Mr & Mrs Pearson, fellow Councillors, guests, family and friends to a reception in the Mayor's Parlour.