New man at helm

Mr Pendlebury, left, with Mr Blenkey
Mr Pendlebury, left, with Mr Blenkey

MR John Pendlebury is the new president of the Rotary Club of Todmorden.

At a dinner meeting at the Shepherds Rest, Lumbutts, the retiring president Mr Douglas Blenkey handed over the chain of office to Mr Pendlebury.

Other officers of the club elected for the new year are John Hobson as secretary and Norman Caddy as treasurer.

The evening concluded with a talk by actress Claire Benedict, who spoke about her life in the world of theatre and TV.