Ginny to remain as mayor

Reporter: Ken Bennett
Date published: 14 May 2020

Cllr Ginny Alexander is to stay as mayor of Oldham for another year because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Announcing  the news today, the campaigning community champion, told the Chronicle: “I am over the moon. I had missed quite a few events through illness and cant wait to get back to visiting the good people of Oldham when lockdown is lifted.

"I was given the news from Sean Fielding Leader of the Council and the Opposition Leaders that they would like me to continue as Mayor of Oldham for a another year due to the pandemic.

“It was with great joy and pleasure that I accepted and can continue with the charity work and the promotion of this wonderful town that is Oldham. I am looking forward to meeting more charity workers and contacting my old friends I met last year.

“I will still continue to donate monies from my mayoral appeal fund to my named charities and some of the smaller groups.”

And she promised: “I will keep everyone updated of what I am doing through my Mayor of Oldham Facebook page.

"I will be asking my committee to reform and of course my team of Adrian, my Consort,  Karen Jakeman and Joe Wheeler to remain.

"Here's looking forward to a new year as Mayor Keep firm, keep safe, keep well... We are still reaching for the stars."

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