Members of the town council, past and present, including the former clerks and Mayors of Norton on Derwent and Malton, paid tribute to Keith Mennell and John Stone, former councillors, for service awards.
Keith has served in both capacities as councillor and mayor in Norton on Derwent for 45 years, and was mayor on 5 separate occasions. The council recognises his exceptional contribution over many years to the community of Norton and beyond. Through his work with the council and his dedication to serving the senior citizens of the town with his long held commitment to the senior citizens Christmas party.
John has served in the capacity of council and mayor in Norton on Derwent for 8 years and was mayor on one occasion. The council recognises his contribution to the community and to his dedication to the research, documentation and preservation of the history of the town and the local area.
Both Keith and John were presented with certificates at a tea party held at the Old Lodge Hotel, Malton on Tuesday 18th February 2014.