New trail linking the Corinium Museum to the Amphitheatre unveiled to remember former Cirencester mayor Norman Whereat
THE legacy of former Cirencester mayor Norman whereat will live on for generations as a new trail has been unveiled in his memory.
The Whereat Trail, which will guide walkers from the Corinium Museum to the Amphitheatre, was unveiled earlier this month in a ceremony attended by Norman’s friends, family and former colleagues.
Current Cirencester mayor Joe Harris was on hand at the ceremony to officially unveil the new trail.
Cllr Harris said: “Norman is affectionately known as Mr Cirencester for his unwavering commitment to making Cirencester a better place for everyone.”
Norman Whereat ran as the mayor of Cirencester from 1999 to 2001 and again from 2005 to 2007.
He died last August at the age of 88 after many years of battling a long illness.
His wife, Vera, who was at the ceremony, said that her late husband would have been delighted to see the improvements that were being made to the Amphitheatre.
The new trail will be accompanied by an illustrated map and leaflet as well as an increased interpretation of the Amphitheatre itself.
Work on the trail now begins in earnest over the autumn and winter months will promotion of the trail due to start next spring.
For more information on the Whereat Trail, visit www.cirencester.gov.uk.