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Richard Watson Chosen As Sheriff Of York

by Ian Cuthbertson on 3 August, 2010

Our own Haxby and Wigginton Councillor, Richard Watson, has become the new Sheriff of York. Originally, as well as being the monarch’s local representative, the Sheriff was responsible for keeping law and order……and raising taxes! Today, the role is ceremonial and ambassadorial, sharing the civic function with the Lord Mayor. “It is a huge honour […]

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