THE mayor of Knutsford is counting down the days to the highlight of his year.

The mayor’s ball will be held at The Courthouse at 7.30pm on Friday, March 22.

A welcome drink, three course dinner, live music and dancing promise an evening of fun.

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Knutsford Guardian: The mayor of Knutsford Cllr Peter CoanThe mayor of Knutsford Cllr Peter Coan (Image: Knutsford Town Council)

Tickets priced £60 are already on sale.

The search is now on to find sponsors and raffle donations for the event which will be raising funds for the mayor’s charities, Knutsford Grow and UK Mens Sheds.

Cllr Peter Coan said: “So far we’ve been donated some amazing prizes by local businesses.

“We’re busy finalising the details and we are looking for sponsorship for our four remaining tables.

“We’d love to get more prize donations.”

Linden Stores and Café on the Corner are among local businesses that have generously offered prizes.

Everton and Manchester United football clubs have also donated items for the raffle.

Businesses are being invited to showcase their brands by sponsoring a table.

For tickets or to discuss sponsorship call Gemma Jackson at the town council on 01565 653929 or email