THE Mayor of Dudley is inviting people to attend her traditional civic carol service.

Councillor Margaret Aston is hosting the event at St Mark’s Church, Pensnett, on Thursday December 18.

Starting at 7.30pm and running until 8.30pm - the service will comprise the Nine Lessons and carols.

Cllr Aston, Mayor of Dudley, said: “I’m really looking forward to the evening. The civic carol service always proves a success within the community and I hope people will come along to remember what Christmas is all about.

“I am really hoping for a good turn out, so please feel welcome to come along.”

Complimentary refreshments including mince pies will be served at the church after the service.