Council presentation puts Frank in the picture
Painting presented to former council stalwart Frank.
A FORMER Tawstock Parish Councillor has been honoured for more than 50 years’ service on the council.
Frank Thorne, who stood down in the summer, was presented with a painting depicting him shooting pheasants on part of the land he gave to the council to help provide a new burial ground in the parish.
Council chairman Des Brailey said: “Frank was an excellent councillor who worked tirelessly for the community of Tawstock, both urban and rural.
“When Frank found out that we needed a new burial ground he gave Tawstock the land to fulfil this requirement.”
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The council has a vacancy to fill following Mr Thorne’s departure. Anyone interested in joining is asked to contact clerk Martin Hickman on 01598 740356.
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