Long-seving Shepshed Councillor, Bernard Burr, passes away

Loughborough Conservatives were saddened to learn recently of the death of long-serving Shepshed Councillor, and Charnwood Mayor in 2011-12, Bernard Burr. Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan said "Bernard was a true champion for Shepshed and he had a no-nonsense way of getting on with things and tackling people's problems."  LCCA Chairman, Trevor Ranson, added "Bernard and Rose were a fabulous Mayor and Mayoress for the Borough of Charnwood in 2011-12.  We shall all miss Bernard and our thoughts are with Rose and their family at this time."  Cllr Burr's funeral is being held on Friday 30 August at 2.30pm at St Botolph's Church, Shepshed