Welcoming the Mayor of Wolverhampton

Pictured left to right; Wolves Legend PP Mel Eves, Rtn Peter Wright, Mayor Claire Darke and President Richard Horrell. Front; Paul Darke.

The Rotary Club of Wolverhampton welcomed the 161st Mayor of Wolverhampton to the club meeting on Tuesday 23rd July and, as is traditional the Mayor, Councillor Claire Darke was inducted as a member of the club. The First Citizen was accompanied by her husband Paul Darke. Paul’s father served with the RAF during the Second World War and he was presented with a book about the exploits of an ex president of this club, George Sidebotham, who flew Wellington bombers during that war. The book was presented by Rotarian Peter Wright who compiled it to commemorate George’s heroic