Tributes to former councillor who had represented people in Stanwick and Thrapston

Former councillor Peter MacGovern has died
Former councillor Peter MacGovern has died

Tributes have been paid to a former councillor who served on East Northants Council.

The district authority has posted a tribute to former councillor Peter MacGovern on its website today (Monday).

A spokesman for East Northants Council said: “Many local residents will have heard the sad news of the death of former councillor Peter MacGovern, who was elected to East Northamptonshire Council in 1991, 1995 and 2007.

“Peter originally represented Stanwick ward and later represented Thrapston Market ward.

“East Northamptonshire has lost a true friend.

“Peter played an active role in the life of the local community serving the residents of East Northamptonshire through his work as a councillor including on the audit and risk committee, the licensing committee and later on the waste services transformation project.

“Councillors and staff extend their sincere condolences to Peter’s family and friends.”