New mayor for Chipping Sodbury
Councillor James Ball, who’s lived and worked in Chipping Sodbury all his life, has been elected as the next mayor.
He takes over from the outgoing mayor, councillor Wendy Whittle.
Mr Ball first worked at the family business, Dando’s Garage, before setting up his own company, James Ball Cars Ltd in Rounceval Street, specialising in sports and prestige car sales.
For the last three years he has been a town councillor. He said; “I am very much looking forward to being mayor for the next twelve months as well as continuing to be a councillor.”
“We have a very busy time ahead with many functions including the 800th Anniversary of Chipping Sodbury in August, The Big Lunch and The 100th Remembrance Anniversary. I look forward to taking part in these events and meeting as many people as possible."