BOOS and cheers rang around Frogmoor this morning as crowds gathered to see whether High Wycombe’s dignitaries have been dining out at the taxpayers’ expense.
Incoming mayor Chaudhary Ditta raised a cheer at the traditional Mayor Making ceremony when the town crier yelled out “no more” as he left the scales.
The annual ritual has been going on since 1678 and sees civic dignitaries weighed at the beginning and end of their term in office.
It was a great pleasure to welcome High Wycombe’s new Mayor, Cllr Chaudhary Ditta, and I wish him every success in the coming year.
In the meantime, seems I’d better make time for the gym: I earned the cry “And some more!” and the wrath of my constituents…