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Mayor Elect for Wimborne Minster Town for the Civic Year 2022/23 is Cllr Carol Butter who succeeds Cllr Kelly Webb.  Cllr Butter formally commenced her new role on 10th May 2022.

Carol’s background is in Banking and Finance and had a career including Finance, Audit and was responsible for the implementation of a number of Financial Projects.

During the year, Carol will be raising money for three charities – Walford Mill Education Trust, Dial A Ride and UK Wild Otter Trust.

Walford Mill Education Trust Walford Mill Education Trust is a registered charity which promotes arts and crafts through events, classes and exhibitions, and by providing working space for established and emerging makers.

Dial A Ride is a voluntary, not for profit, transport service operating in the East Dorset District Council area, Merley and Broadstone.

UK Wild Otter Trust are a Devon-based charity dedicated to protecting and promoting a positive understanding of the European otter and its conservation.

The Deputy Mayor will be Cllr Diann March.

The Town Council’s Committee Membership has also been agreed with Cllr Carol Chedgy as Chairman of Resources Committee, Cllr Shane Bartlett as Chairman of Recreation & Leisure Committee and Cllr Simon Wheeler as Chairman of the Planning & Environment Committee.  Their respective Vice-Chairmen will be Cllr Mike Hopkins, Cllr Ann Roberts and Cllr Bill Richmond.

Photograph © Tom Scrase