Milner Whiteman awarded Freedom of the Town

Milner Whiteman has been appointed an Honorary Freeman of Much Wenlock in recognition of his outstanding service to the town and community of Much Wenlock.

Milner served as a local Councillor for over 50 years, standing down from the Town Council in May of this year.  He first become a Councillor for the old Borough of Wenlock in 1965 and represented Much Wenlock on various councils continuously from 1970 to 2021.  He was Mayor of Much Wenlock four times, in 1974, 1981, 1996 and 2013.  In 2001 Milner was awarded an OBE for Services to Local Government.

The community owes Milner a huge debt of gratitude and the honour was richly deserved.

Milner was presented with a framed Freedom of the Town scroll by the Mayor, Councillor Daniel Thomas, on 3rd July at the launch of the book “Wenlock’s Covid Chronicles”.  Milner was also a contributor to the book.

Milner is pictured with the Mayor and Mayoress and members of his family.

Photo courtesy of Linda West

Election of Town Councillors – Results

Election of Town Councillors for

Much Wenlock Town Council

RESULTS

for poll held on 6thMay 2021

NAME OUTCOME
THOMAS Dan

 

Elected
TYLER Chris

 

Elected
GRACE Mike

 

Elected
WHITE Duncan

 

Elected
FENWICK Dave

 

Elected
THEMANS Marcus Edward

 

Elected
NEAL Sam

 

Elected
GRAINGER Wilfred James

 

Elected
TOFT Robert Peter

 

Elected
ATHERTON Mike

 

Elected
O`DOWD John Francis Bridge

 

Elected
HANAFIN Paul Stephen

 

PARK Natalie Ann