At the Freemen Of Hale Annual Court, two villagers were made Freemen of the Village. Karl Atkinson and Mike Lewis.
The Annual Court is held every January and is attended by the Mayor of Halton, Lord Mayor of Liverpool and the Provost of Altrincham.
During the Annual Court, new Freemen are sworn in by the Lord Mayor of Hale Village, were they take the Freemens Oath, Following the ceremony diner is served after which he new Freemen sign the Freemens Register.
Below (left to right), are new Freemen Mike Lewis, and Karl Atkinson receiving their certificates from the Lord Mayor of Hale Village, Freeman James Ross.
(images care of M Spargo)