New mayor of Huntingdon promises to build on the work of his predecessor

PUBLISHED: 12:12 16 May 2017 | UPDATED: 12:12 16 May 2017

Deputy mayor Bill Hensley, mayor Jay Dyne, and former mayor Daryl Brown.

Deputy mayor Bill Hensley, mayor Jay Dyne, and former mayor Daryl Brown.

Archant

The new mayor of Huntingdon has described his election to the post as a “real honour”.

Councillor Jay Dyne was elected by members of Huntingdon Town Council last Thursday at the authority’s annual mayor making ceremony.

He said: “I’m really pleased to be mayor, it is a real honour to fill such a role in Huntingdon and on the town council.”

Cllr Dyne, who has lived in the town for 17 years and has been on the town council for three years, hopes to be able to continue the work of former mayor Councillor Daryl Brown to put Huntingdon on the map.

“I am looking forward to carrying on the great work you [Cllr Brown] have achieved,” Cllr Brown said in his speech to members of the community.

Cllr Dyne will be supporting the Sea Cadets, Huntingdon Shopmobility, Small Steps, the Grub Hub and Woodlands Lodge as his chosen causes for the year.

Councillor Bill Hensley was voted in a deputy mayor.

More news stories

Yesterday, 15:10

A new driver, who killed two women after he crashed into a water filled ditch, has been jailed for 10 months.

Yesterday, 14:00

Staff and regulars at The Hyde Park pub, in St Neots, raised more than £1,000 for a father-of-two who is terminally ill.

Yesterday, 11:03

Huntingdonshire District Council is being urged to work with the owners of empty homes - possibly by providing financial assistance - to bring the properties back into use in a bid to beat a housing “crisis”

Yesterday, 10:32

Firefighters fought blazes in two vehicles in Huntingdonshire which started within half an hour of each other yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, February 20).

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter