Council pays tribute to former district councillor

Tributes have been paid to former Wyre Forest District Council councillor, Gordon Yarranton who has sadly passed away.

Gordon served as a member of Wyre Forest District Council from 2006 to 2018, originally representing the Wribbenhall Ward and later Wribbenhall and Arley. He served as Chairman of the Council from 2010 to 2011. Gordon was also a member of a number of parish councils, including Bewdley Town Council, and served on Worcestershire County Council for many years. He had the distinction of serving as Chairman of the County Council in 2012-2013.                     

 The Chief Executive of Wyre Forest District Council, Ian Miller said:

 “The Council has learned of Gordon’s passing with great sadness. He was well known in the community and was a dedicated ward councillor and served as Chairman in my first full municipal year with the Council. I know councillors and staff would join me in expressing sympathy and deepest condolences to Gordon’s family and friends. Our thoughts are with them at this sad time.”