Mayor and Mayoress of Maghull, Labour’s Cllr Steve and Gwen Kerm

Mayor and Mayoress of Maghull, Cllrs Steve and Gwen Kermode, with the tree they planted at Liverpool Cathedral for the Jubilee Tree Planting ceremony.

 

Mayor and Mayoress of Maghull, Labour's Cllrs Steve and Gwen Kermode, branched out to represent Maghull at a royal tree planting ceremony in Liverpool last week.

The Mayor and Mayoress joined a delegation of dignitaries from throughout Merseyside at the launch of the 'Planting of Jubilee Trees' ceremony at Liverpool Cathedral.

Planting of Jubilee Trees, is part of Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside, Dame Lorna Muirhead's Queen's Jubilee year celebrations.

The project encourages schools and parishes to plant a tree to celebrate the Jubilee. The aim is to plant six acres worth of new forest across Merseyside.

Maghull's Mayor and Mayoress planted a tree on behalf of the town at the special ceremony.

Mayor and Mayoress of Maghull, Cllrs Steve and Gwen Kermode, with the tree they planted at Liverpool Cathedral for the Jubilee Tree Planting ceremony.Cllr Kermode said: "The Diamond Jubilee year 8is obviously a very historic time for the country. I am delighted that I have been able to represent Maghull at such an important occasion.

"Gwen and I joined the dignitaries from throughout the county at Liverpool Cathedral where we were welcomed by the Dean of Liverpool Cathedral, the Very Reverend Pete Wilcox.

"Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside, Dame Lorna Muirhead gave the opening address and we then enjoyed performances from schools from throughout the region, before we planted Maghull's tree."

Cllr Kermode said he was honoured to represent Maghull at the special event.

He said: "Gwen and I are proud and honoured to represent the people of Maghull at the ceremonies we are attending during our Mayoral year.

"Maghull is a town where we both have lived for most of our lives and we are both proud of the community we come from.

"That's why we feel so privileged to make sure that Maghull and its people are represented at the special ceremonies which we have been lucky enough to attend."