Ange Turner appointed new mayor of Penwortham

Councilor Ange Turner is the new mayor of Penwortham

Councilor Ange Turner is the new Mayor of Penwortham.


Cllr Turner is a Liberal Democrat councilor for South Ribble Town Council and Penwortham Town Council for the Broad Oak ward.

She was chosen by the elected members of the municipal council at the annual meeting.

A Mayoral Inception Ceremony took place at the Penwortham Community Center in Kingsfold Drive on Tuesday May 3.

Cllr Turner was sworn in to her chain of office by outgoing Mayor Councilor David Bennett.

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

“I look 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 possible to promote Penwortham and support as many events and activities as possible.”

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

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