New mayor is sworn-in

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At the annual meeting, Alfreton Town Council elected councillor Marlene Bennett MBE as Mayor for the 2015-16 municipal year. Councillor Marlene Bennett is the longest standing member of the council, having joined when it was established in April 1984. The new mayor is well known to the residents of Alfreton for her service to the town over many years. The photograph shows outgoing Mayor councillor Gail Dolman presenting councillor Bennett with her chain of office.