Former Mansfield councillor passes away

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A former Mansfield councillor has passed away today, Thursday 12th March, the Chad has learned.

Heather Henshaw served on Mansfield District Council between 2003 and 2011, serving as chairman during her term.

She was honoured in 2011 by being made an MBE and only last year she was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant (DL) to the Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire only last year.

Heather was also heavily involved in charity work for the NSPCC and helped raise around £30,000 a year.