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Honorary Alderman Dies

John Freeman
Honorary Alderman Arthur Briggs MBE, who was 101, has died.

Mr Briggs, was elected to represent the Bolton-le-Sands ward in 1973 and served until 2003.passed away on Monday (January 19) morning. He was 101.

Over the years he served on a number of committees and was mayor in 1987/88. He received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours in 2000 and in 2003 he was invested as an Honorary Alderman in recognition of his work on Lancaster City Council.

The funeral service will take place at Lancaster Priory at 10.30am on Thursday 29 January, followed by private interment.