Steve Wood’s Model T Ford was indeed a splendid addition adding a real touch of dignity and class to the HedFest Carnival Festival proceedings
HEDON Town Council honoured its retiring Mace Bearer Dave Young last night at (Thurs 23rd April 2015) Hedon Town Hall.
HEDON TOWN COUNCIL is advertising for an individual of “dignified bearing” to take on the ancient role of Mace Bearer and Toast Master following retirement of the current Master/Sergeant at Mace…
“HANDS OFF!” campaigners got civic support in Hedon on Saturday with a formal proclamation in the Market Place read out by the Mayor’s Sergeant at Mace and Town Crier, Dave Young. The booming voice of the Town Crier, served to notify residents that the Boundary Referendum was taking […]
DAVE YOUNG has been conducting a one-man protest in Hedon town centre to oppose the idea of Hedon being annexed by Hull City Council….
The making of a Mayor… in pictures!
PENNIES will be raining down from high in Hedon on Thursday 15th May 2014 when the new Town Mayor throws the Mayoral pennies to local children…
SERGEANT OF THE MACE Dave Young was in the Market Place on Wednesday proclaiming the Hedon Town Council’s JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS on Monday 4th June 2012. We missed our Civic Champion carrying out his Town Crier type role – but this mock-up photo perhaps sums up the occasion!?
NEW TOWN MAYOR COUNCILLOR ANN SUGGIT threw the first pennies in the traditional Hedon Penny Throwing ceremony. The throwing of the pennies – and the odd 50p I’m told – is always the first act of the Town’s first citizen following being ‘made Mayor’. This also caught my […]
HEDON TOWN COUNCIL own an impressive collection of civic silver including what is believed to be the oldest civic mace in the country dating back to 1415. The silver collection has been built up over the centuries and harks back to when Hedon was perhaps more prosperous than […]
The jolly chap pictured here is the ‘Sergeant at Mace’ and he carries Hedon’s silver-clad Great Mace. Hedon’s Great Mace is the symbol of the monarch in Hedon. It shows to the world that the town’s Mayor is acting with royal authority. The Sergeant at Mace in historic […]