CIVIC dignatries from many of Ashbourne’s neighbouring towns have joined the Mayor and Mayoress for a special service at St Oswald’s Church.
Around 150 people attended the Civic Service, at the Mayfield Road Church, on Sunday including
Council leaders from north east Derbyshire, South Derbyshire and even Erewash and Lichfield, were among the guests, which also included representatives of volunteer organisations and charities.
Groups represented at the service, included Ashbourne and District Stroke Support Club, Derbyshire Dales Careline and Ashbourne Rotary Club.
Ashbourne Town Band and Norbury School were among the groups providing musical entertainment at the service and readings were by county and district councillor Andrew Lewer and Mayoress Sue Bull.
The service was followed by an afternoon tea at St Oswald’s Church Hall in School Lane.