REDDITCH mayor councillor Joe Baker recently paid a visit to Redditch Older People's Forum based in the Ecumenical Centre.

During the visit he spoke about what is was like being mayor and his journey so far.

"It was lovely to be invited to the Redditch Older People's Forum," he said.

"It is a great group I was made to feel very welcome. It was nice to share my journey highlights from meeting the Archbishop of Canterbury to holding my civic celebration."

He added: "At the end of my talk I reminded them that we have a wealth of different groups here in Redditch and that we are lucky to have all this support here in town."

The group is on the look out for new members.

For more information, call 01527 522030.