Cromer Town Council has elected a new mayor and deputy mayor.

Pat West will serve a second term as mayor with his deputy being Richard Leeds.

He said: "I am very pleased to be taking the reins for a second time as mayor of Cromer.

"It's an absolute honour to represent my hometown once again, and to be leading such a great group of councillors.

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"I am also looking forward to working with councillor Richard Leeds as my deputy mayor, I'm sure he will do a great job.”

Mr Leeds said: "I am very happy to serve as deputy mayor and support councillor West to ensure that Cromer residents are helped in any way we can but also keeping the town's distinctive charm which visitors enjoy, and also ensure the next generations are catered for in the future.”

The council also expressed gratitude towards councillor Emma Spagnola for her past term as mayor

She is set to receive the Past Mayors Medal at an upcoming meeting as a token of appreciation for her services.