Councillor reaches 40-year milestone
A LONG-SERVING councillor has been presented with a framed certificate in recognition of having achieved 40 years’ unbroken service as a district councillor. Councillor Mike Newman was given the award at the recent annual meeting of Huntingdonshire District Council. He was elected to the former St Ives Rural District Council in 1970 as well as being a member of Pidleycum-Fenton Parish Council and a founder member of Huntingdonshire District Council’s cabinet. Chairman of the district council from 1986 to 1988, he has also served as a vice chairman and as chairman on various committees.