Civic Christmas Carol Service

Monday 24 December 2018 Civic Christmas Carol Service


The Chairman of Ashfield District Council held their annual Christmas Carol Service on Saturday 15 December.

Councillor Glenys Maxwell, Chairman of Ashfield District Council hosted her combined Civic and Carol Service at St Wilfrid’s Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. 

Conducted by the Reverend Kevin Charles, the Chairman’s combined Civic and Carol Service was in aid of John Eastwood Hospice Trust, Councillor Maxwell’s chosen charity for her term in office. The service was attended by a number of Council Members and local residents who got into the festive spirit singing carols.

Following the service there were drinks and refreshments provided at the Bentink Miners Welfare.

Cllr Glenys Maxwell said ‘The service was a really lovely way to celebrate the start of the festive season and I’d like to personally thank everyone who attended.”

“I have chosen this charity as John Eastwood Hospice provided excellent care and support for my late husband, Kevin. I look forward to future events, hosted by Ashfield District Council to further support my charity.”

If you would like further details of how you can get support the Chairman’s Charity, please contact Dora Chadwick on Tel: 01623 457002 or