The Mayor of Bracknell Forest, Cllr Tina McKenzie-Boyle and her Consort Bruce McKenzie-Boyle, welcomed a wealth of friends, family and dignitaries to the Mayor’s annual Civic Service on Sunday.
The service, held in Wellington College Chapel, included an address from the Chief Officer of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue service, Trevor Ferguson to celebrate the Mayor’s chosen charity, The Fire Fighters Charity.
The Mayor’s Chaplains, Rev Martin Ceaser and Rev Roy Burgess, led the service and gave prayers and blessings throughout. The Round Table Choir complemented the moving and powerful service with their rendition of Psalm 23 Crimond.
Guests included Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire Jeffrey Branch, Bracknell MP Philip Lee, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council Cllr Paul Bettison, Mayors from other Boroughs, leaders of other faith communities, representatives of The Fire Fighters Charity, local Scouts and Guides groups and the Mayor’s close friends and family.
Cllr Mrs McKenzie-Boyle said:
It was wonderful to see so many people attending the Civic service. I would to like to extend my gratitude to Wellington College for making us so welcome. All those who attended made the service a special occasion for me in my newly appointed role as Mayor of Bracknell Forest and I thank them all.
The Mayor's chosen charity supports heroic fire fighters in need of medical, psychological or other support. You can find out more on the Mayor's justgiving page and on The Fire Fighters Charity website.