Council budgets over £7k for inaugural dinner

LOCAL councillors have approved a spend of more than £7,000 on Mayor Victor Robinson’s Inaugural Dinner.

The event, which it is expected to cost around £7,500, including catering and entertainment costs, is scheduled to take place in the Linen Suite at Mossley Mill on September 14.

At their monthly meeting on Monday evening (July 9), councillors approved the dinner as a civic event and an estimated spend of £7,500 from the civic events budget.