The mayor’s introduction parade took place in Bideford on Sunday.

Town crier Jim Weeks led the new mayor and mayoress, Doug and Sheila Bushby, through the streets.

A civic service took place in St Mary’s, as well as a parade through the town while the mayor and dignitaries watch on.

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

Councillor Bushby was officially introduced to the mayor’s seat at a ceremony on Thursday evening.

Scroll down for more photos from Bideford photographer Graham Hobbs.

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs

The mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham HobbsThe mayor's introduction parade in Bideford. Picture: Graham Hobbs