Monthly Archives: May 2018

Newbury Police, 23rd May 2018

24 May 2018.

Graham Barker visited Newbury Police station on 23rd May 2018. He met Superintendants Jim Weems and Lindsey Finch then went on patrol round Newbury and toured the custody suite.  

Freedom Awards at Hungerford Town Hall, 22 May 2018

24 May 2018.

Graham Barker presented the Freedom of Hungerford Awards for voluntary service in the community at Hungerford Town Hall on 22nd May 2018.   Graham gave a brief talk on the role of High Sheriff. Then, together with the Mayor of Hungerford, Cllr. Helen Simpson, presented the certificates and medals to Norman Barr, Chris Scorey and… Read more »

Mayor Making Ceremony, Newbury, 20th May 2018

20 May 2018.

Graham and Joanna Barker attended the Mayor Making Ceremony at The Corn Exchange in Newbury on Sunday 20th May 2018. Councillor Margo Payne was elected as Mayor of Newbury Town Council. They then processed to St Nicholas Church, Newbury, for the Civic Service.

Thames Valley Police Headquarters Visit, 16th May 2018

20 May 2018.

Graham and Joanna visited Thames Valley Police Headquarters at Kidlington in Oxfordshire on 16th May 2018. The High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Richard Venables and his wife Kate and the High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire, Ruth Farwell and her husband Martin also attended. There were presentations by the senior team at the Thames Valley Police including the… Read more »

Wokingham Mayoral Inauguration, 13th May 2018

14 May 2018.

Graham and Joanna Barker attended the Mayoral inauguration of Councillor Julian McGhee-Sumner at Wokingham Town Hall on Sunday 13th May 2018. At the same ceremony, Mrs Lucy Zeal was appointed the High Steward of Wokingham in succession to Lady Elizabeth Godsal. Graham and Joanna joined the Mayoral procession through the town to the Parish Church… Read more »

Mayor of Bracknell Forest’s Celebration evening, 11th May 2018

14 May 2018.

Graham and Joanna Barker attended the Mayor of Bracknell Forest’s Celebration evening at the Coppid Beech Hotel in Bracknell. The event took place on Friday 11th May 2018 and was in aid of the Fire Fighters Charity which Graham and Joanna were delighted to support.

Reading Community Court presentation, Brock Barracks, 10th May 2018

11 May 2018.

Graham Barker attended Brock Barracks in Reading for the presentation of certificates awarded to those who had completed their training for the Reading Community Court Awards. The Reading Community Court is a new initiative, by the Reading police force, for 14 – 25 year old volunteers who are trained to run a ‘peer court’ to… Read more »