New mayor of Wetherby pays tribute to ambassador

NAWN 1206122 Cindy Bentley. Cindy Bentley hands over the chain of office to the new Mayor of Wetherby Coun. Alan Lamb. 1206122AM1.
NAWN 1206122 Cindy Bentley. Cindy Bentley hands over the chain of office to the new Mayor of Wetherby Coun. Alan Lamb. 1206122AM1.

WETHERBY’s new mayor says he is “delighted” to have been elected into the prestigious role.

Alan Lamb, who has been a member of Wetherby Town Council since 2007 and is currently a conservative councillor for Leeds City Council’s Wetherby ward, will serve in the role for the next two years.

NAWN 1206122 Cindy Bentley. The new Mayor of Wetherby Coun. Alan Lamb.  1206122AM2.

NAWN 1206122 Cindy Bentley. The new Mayor of Wetherby Coun. Alan Lamb. 1206122AM2.

Coun Lamb said he was ‘extremely honoured’ to be chosen as mayor of his home town.

He told the Wetherby News: “Being Mayor will give me the opportunity to represent the town to visitors from far and wide, as well as the chance to meet many local people.”

“I would like to pay tribute to the hard work and dedication shown by my predecessor as Mayor, Coun Cindy Bentley.

“She has been a fantastic ambassador for Wetherby during her time as Mayor and has also played a hugely visible role within the local community, visiting many local events and meeting lots of people.”