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Come on Newbury! Last call to get creative and help the mayor this Christmas

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Mayor of Newbury Billy Drummond has sent out a last call for Newbury to get creative and help him out this Christmas.

The mayor and the Newbury Weekly News have joined forces in search of a design for this year’s mayoral Christmas card and the deadline is Sunday..

“There’s still time to enter my Christmas Card Competition where the winning design will be used for this year’s Mayoral Christmas Card. Everyone of all ages and abilities is allowed to enter”

Mayor of Newbury Billy Drummond launches this years Christmas card competition Ref: 41-1721
Mayor of Newbury Billy Drummond launches this years Christmas card competition Ref: 41-1721

Every Christmas, the mayor takes the time to send Christmas cards to those who they have worked with closely throughout their time in office, as well as charities, organisations, civic dignitaries and to Newbury’s twin towns.

This year, mayor of Newbury Billy Drummond is calling upon the local community to submit designs to be part of a competition to choose a winning Christmas card design. Mr Drummond said: “I invite the whole community to get involved in designing the official mayoral Christmas card.

“I hope it will give some enjoyment and fun to those who wish to take part and a way for the community to contribute to mayoral life.

“Anyone is welcome to enter the competition, and as many entries as possible will be displayed in the printed and digital Newbury Weekly News.”

Everyone, of all ages and abilities, is welcome to submit an entry into the competition.

There will be prizes awarded for first, second and third place with the first-placed design being used and printed for the mayor’s Christmas card this year.

All entries must follow the criteria listed:

n The card must be A5. No bigger, no smaller.

n A design which depicts Newbury and Christmas.

n Suitable for printing and distribution to important dignitaries.

n All mediums can be used to produce the card, although we ask for no glitter or any mediums that give a foiled reflect, relief or cut-outs.

n All entries must include the full name of the designer, age, telephone number and email address written on the back of the design.

All entries can be emailed to mayor@newbury.gov.uk or they can be posted to Mayor’s Parlour, Newbury Town Hall, Market Place, Newbury, RG14 5AA

The closing date for all entries is Sunday, November 14.

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