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Funeral For Local Councillor


10:00am 18th April 2013
(Updated 10:39am 18th April 2013)

The funeral of Weymouth and Portland Borough Councillor Peter Farrell will be held today. (Thursday 18th April)

Councillor Farrell served the Borough for almost 14 years.

He represented the Melcombe Regis Ward for the Conservatives.

His service will take place this afternoon at Weymouth Crematorium.
Weymouth & Portland Borough Council Director of Communities, Kate Hindson said:

"On behalf of Weymouth & Portland Borough Council I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Peter Farrell.

"Cllr Farrell was a Weymouth & Portland Borough Council member for almost 14 years and was a Conservative councillor representing the Melcombe Regis Ward.

"He has played a vital role at the council over the years serving as Chairman of the former Economy and Regeneration Committee and the Planning and Traffic Committee before being elected to the Chair of the Harbour Management Board in 2010.

"He clearly meant so much to so many people. We shall miss him personally, his contribution to council business and to the wider Weymouth and Portland community."

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