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Anniversary couples invited to tea with the Mayor

News release 8383, published on 07 Jan 2019
Golden or diamond wedding anniversary couples in the borough are invited to join Basingstoke and Deane’s Mayor for a very special afternoon tea party.
Delicate sandwiches, cakes and drinks will be served at the event, to be held on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 February, for all married couples whose golden or diamond anniversary falls between Thursday 10 May 2018 and Thursday 9 May 2019.
The Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane Cllr Seán Keating and Mayoress Mrs Gwen Keating will be ready to greet guests to the free event and make sure they have a memorable celebration.
The anniversary reception will be held at Basingstoke College of Technology at 3pm on both days.
Cllr Keating is asking all eligible couples to get in touch by Thursday 31 January to ensure they receive an invitation.
He said: "Golden and diamond anniversaries are very special milestones and it is an honour and a privilege to celebrate with couples from around the borough.
“If you, or anyone you know, will be celebrating their golden or diamond anniversary then please let us know so we can make sure they don’t miss out on this event.”
To apply for an invitation, please contact the Mayoral Events Coordinator Zoe McLaren on 01256 845591 or email
For more information about the Mayor of Basingstoke and Deane, visit

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