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Monday, 28 May 2012

DIAMOND JUBILEE: Mayor hands out coins at schools

CHILDREN in Wantage were thrilled to be given their very own commemorative coins to mark the Jubilee.

To celebrate 60 years of the Queen’s reign, the town’s mayor Charlotte Dickson has been handing out specially minted coins to primary school children in Wantage and Grove.

Ms Dickson, pictured with Max Baker and Libby, left, and Georgia Holding, said: “The town council wanted to give the children a little memento of the occasion. Many of us remember getting the crowns from the Silver Jubilee so it seemed like a nice thing to do.”

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