Death of ex-council chairman

Morecambe Town Hall.
Morecambe Town Hall.

A former chairman of Morecambe Town Council and Heysham High School teacher has died, aged 56.

Roger Plumb was also a Lancaster City councillor from 2007 to 2011.

Mr Plumb served on Morecambe Town Council from 2009 to 2011 in Westgate ward.

A spokesman for the town council said: “Roger will be sadly missed by many and the town council would like to pass its condolences to his family and many friends.”

Mr Plumb passed away suddenly at home on October 27.

He is survived by his mother Dorothy, sister Diane and brother-in-law Stephen. His funeral was held on Friday.