Tributes have been paid to a former Wyre Forest District Council Chairman Gordon Hinton (Tony) who passed away on Monday 15 January 2018.

Former Councillor Hinton served on Wyre Forest District Council from 2000 – 2004 in the Greenhill Ward and was Chairman of the Council in 2002.

His funeral will take place at Wyre Forest Crematorium on Friday 9 February 2018 at 3pm.

Chairman of Wyre Forest District Council Councillor David Little said:

“Our sincere condolences go to Tony’s family and friends at this very sad time. During his four year term with us he showed great passion for serving the local community.”