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Former West Norfolk mayor and council leader Nick Daubney made Honorary Alderman





A former West Norfolk mayor has been made an Honorary Alderman after a special ceremony at Lynn Town Hall.

Nick Daubney was mayor from 2018-2019 and also a West Norfolk councillor for 20 years, leading it for nearly half that time.

Current council leader Stuart Dark said: “We would like to put on record our deep appreciation of the eminent services rendered by Nick.

Former West Norfolk mayor Nick Daubney has been made an Honorary Alderman after a special ceremony at Lynn Town Hall. Pictures: Ian Burt
Former West Norfolk mayor Nick Daubney has been made an Honorary Alderman after a special ceremony at Lynn Town Hall. Pictures: Ian Burt
Councillors gathered at the special ceremony at the town hall
Councillors gathered at the special ceremony at the town hall

“In recognition of that service we confer on him the historic and notable title of Honorary Alderman of our great borough.

"Nick’s services to Lynn have been, by any yardstick, long and distinguished.”

He praised Mr Daubney’s stance in opposing a proposed waste incinerator.

West Norfolk mayor Lesley Bambridge presented Nick Daubney with the accolade
West Norfolk mayor Lesley Bambridge presented Nick Daubney with the accolade
Nick Daubney with the council's communications manager Sharon Clifton
Nick Daubney with the council's communications manager Sharon Clifton
Nick Daubney and his wife Cheryl at the special ceremony
Nick Daubney and his wife Cheryl at the special ceremony

Mr Daubney, whose late father Les was also made an alderman, was involved with the Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Festival Too and Hanseatic Union.

He said: “It means a lot to me, especially because of my father, and my respect for those who have gone before.

“I think it’s really important this borough continues with such traditions.”



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