The role of the Mayor’s Cadet is to accompany the Mayor to a number of appropriate public civic events which includes the Remembrance Parade and Service, Fly the Flag for Armed Forces Day, the Battle of Britain Commemorative Parade and Service, and the Civic Service. At such events, the Mayor’s Cadet may be asked to read or perform a duty such as carrying a wreath for the Mayor.
Mayor’s Cadet 2017/18
At the Full Council Meeting on 11 October 2017, the Mayor, Councillor Tejpal Singh Bains appointed the new Mayor’s Cadet for 2017/18, Cadet Corporal Joseph Roper from the 1279 (Melton Mowbray) Squadron Air Training Corps.
The outgoing Mayor's Cadet, Cadet Corporal Sam Page, was presented with a certificate to mark his year of service.
Certificates were also presented to Cadet Corporal Olivia Brown and Cadet Corporal Ben Hodson who were nominated as candidates for the honour by the ATC.
Appointment of new Mayor's Cadet Corporal Joseph Roper
Presentation to Outgoing Cadet Corporal Sam Page
The outgoing Cadet Cpl Sam Page giving a reading at the Remembrance Day Service at St Mary’s Church on Sunday 13 November 2016