A civic service in memory of former Slough mayor Joan Jones is taking place at St Anthony’s Roman Catholic Church, Farnham Road on Friday.

Mrs Jones died last month aged 87. She was deputy Mayor from 2000 to 2001 and the Mayor of Slough for the municipal year 2001 to 2002.

The service starts at 11am.

The Mayor, deputy Mayor, former Mayors and councillors in robes will form a civic procession into the church, accompanied by the Mace.

During the Service, tributes will be paid to Mrs Jones by the Leader of the council James Swindlehurst and cabinet member for sustainable transport and environmental services Rob Anderson who served with Mrs Jones during her term of office on Slough Borough Council.

Parking will be available in the Church Car Park and the adjoining field area.