A warm welcome to you all. It’s good to see Madge’s daughter Caroline & family here.
A special welcome to her Worship the Mayor of Woking to this Ceremony in honour & remembrance of Madge Day. Thank you for coming today.
Twenty-seven years ago I received a telephone call from a Mrs Madge Day, who I had not met. Madge was very concerned about plans Shell/BP had to build a petrol garage and fast food restaurant adjacent to the Mayford Roundabout.
Madge was concerned that if this went ahead it would split the Village in two and Mayford would never be the same again.
At the time Mayford did not have a Residents’ Association to represent residents’ interests so I agreed, along with El