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Oyez! New Rotarian has something to shout about
New member Town Crier John Robinson, being welcomed by Rotary Club of Biddulph President, Gerry Machin
Past President, Gerry Machin of the Rotary Club of Biddulph, has inducted the local Town Crier into Rotary.
Introducing John Robinson, Tony Hall, said that he had known him as Biddulph Town Crier, for several years through his connections with the Town Council.
John, who worked for Royal Mail before his retirement, has been the Biddulph Town Crier for twenty years and won the British Championship in 2005 and the Welsh Championship in 2008. He is currently serving as National Secretary of The Loyal Company of Town Criers.
After the formal induction ceremony, performed by President, Gerry, John thanked the club for inviting him to join and said how much he was looking forward, not only to joining in the various projects that Rotary are undertaking, but also to enjoying the fellowship and social events of the club.
Editorial note: John Parsons of the Rotary Club of Kidsgrove is Town Crier for Nantwich.