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…!

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