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May 27th, 2019.

Seaford Town Council has announced the appointment of Councillor Nazish Adil as Mayor for 2019-2020. Councillor Adil was voted in as Mayor at the recent Annual General Meeting of the Council and is the first British Asian female Mayor of Seaford.

The Chains of office were handed over by outgoing Mayor Councillor Linda Wallraven who has held the position for the past two years.

Councillor Adil said: “I feel honoured to be elected by my fellow councillors as the new Mayor of this historic town of Seaford. It is such a special place. I’d like to thank each and every member of the community who voted in the local elections and all those who put their trust in me and the other recently elected councillors who now form the new Seaford Town Council. I feel proud that your representatives have the confidence in my ability to fulfil the important role of mayor. I look forward to working hard and enthusiastically with them all, to consolidate on past successes and to achieve our vision of what needs to change for the good of our much-loved town.

"I would also like to thank Councillor Linda Wallraven, the past Mayor, for her long and dedicated service to the town over many years, and the significant contribution she has made to the community through her work and her charities. She is, and remains, a great asset to the town. Thank you again Councillor Wallraven."

Councillor Adil brings a wealth of experience to the position, including a degree and Master’s degree in Law. Having worked for more than six years for a human rights Non-Government Organisation in many areas providing advocacy and counselling services for the underprivileged and the victims of crime.