Shropshire Star

'I'll do my best' declares Bridgnorth's new mayor

A new mayor has been elected for Bridgnorth and he has promised to “do his best”.

Councillor Wellings with mayoress Pauline Wellings (picture: Eddie Brown)

Councillor Ian Wellings was elected mayor at a meeting of the council on Tuesday night, replacing Councillor Rachel Connolly.

Councillor Wellings, a member of the town's flood action group, paid tribute to Councillor Connolly, saying she will be “a hard act to follow”.

But he promised to “do his best” for the town’s residents and businesses.

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