The High Sheriff was honoured to attend the Civic Mass in St Chad’s Cathedral in central Birmingham. Alongwith Deputy Lieutenant Deirdre Kelly, the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, a large congregation a number of senior members of the Judiciary including Dame Justice Thirwall and HHJ Michael Keehan attended with members of the Knight’s Sepulchre. 74 more words
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October 30th – On this day in 1397 Dick Whittington became Lord Mayor of London for the first time. Among the many public works undertaken by Whittington, in or out of public office, were the acquisition and conversion into a Market of the old Leaden Hall, on Leadenhall Street; the establishment of the College of St Spirit and St Mary, on what is now College Street, where he lived; the reconstruction of the church of St Michael Paternoster Royal, also on College Street; the reconstruction of the Guildhall; the reconstruction of Newgate Gaol at the junction of Newgate Street and Old Bailey, which had been damaged during the Peasants’ Revolt (and of which he had written “ 193 more words
Crookes’ retailers and residents came together this Sunday, as the suburb opened its first street market, celebrating independent businesses and thriving communities.
The market, set up on Stannington View Road and Colchester Road, was organised by the Crookes Forum, apolitical and independent community group, after six months of planning. 284 more words
The Lord Mayor, Chris O’ Leary and the Mayoress visited the school this morning in glorious sunshine. As they entered the school they were greeted by the unique sound of the Bodhran Bookills, who formed a guard of honour for them in the yard. 131 more words