Scan_20180715 (8)New Mayor Gwen Stafford Good

Looking Back in History – The Day When Gwen Stafford Good became Mayor.

I have been pulling together lots of history! Well you do when you get to a specific age.

One of the newspaper clippings caught my eye as it related to the Mayor Making of my former Ward Colleague and teacher from my former school – Wards Bridge Secondary Modern. Gwen was Mayor of Wolverhampton from 1998-1999.

I have placed the article on the site for you to read.

Gwen pledged herself to support the campaign for City status for Wolverhampton and Mike who also became a Wednesfield North Councillor, spent £1,165 on boroughs first  civic regalia with the purchase of a Consorts Badge.  Wolverhmpton became a City in the Year 2,000.

Both were very good Wednesfield North Councillors and they are very worthy to remember on these pages…!

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Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more

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