OUTGOING Whitworth Mayor David Barnes raised £2,000 for good causes during his 18 months as the town’s first citizen.

Coun Barnes and his wife, Coun Lynda Barnes, will donate £500 each to Whitworth Community First Responders, Whitworth and Healey Horticultural Society, Whitworth Vale and Healey Band and Whitworth Playgroup.

Coun David Barnes said: “It’s been an honour and a privilege for Lynda and myself to serve our 18 months as Mayor and Mayoress.”