Alford Rotary gets a new president

Jim Needley congratulates John Conyers at the recent handover. Photo supplied.
Jim Needley congratulates John Conyers at the recent handover. Photo supplied.

ALFORD & Mablethorpe Rotary President Jim Needley has handed over the presidential reins to a new president.

The solicitor passed the chains of office to local businessman and Governor of Tennyson and Monks Dyke School, John Conyers, at a recent club meeting at the Bacchus Hotel in Sutton on Sea.

Well known in the area all his life this is John’s second time as president having carried out the role during 1986/1987.

In that year it was a family affair as his wife Margaret was president of the Alford and Mablethorpe Inner Wheel Club.

By coincidence they will also share the same posts this time.

John said: “I am looking forward to this challenge just as much as the first time and also to the support we will continue to give to communities both locally and overseas”.

Canon the Reverend Chris Lilley took over as president elect and retired chief superintendent David Black has become vice president.