‘A supporter of Scarborough’
Mr Dodd was an entrepreneur with a deep commitment to unpaid public service.
As a respected businessman, MrDodd had spoken at the Scarborough News Business Awards when it began five years ago. He then attended annually, inspiring and congratulating the successes of local businesses. He always showed his support for the area backing ventures such as Scarborough UTC and as a former leader of the Local Enterprise Partnership, he was a main force behind moves to upgrade the A64. He was a supporter of Scarborough Renaissance and the RNLI Lifeboat and had played a major role in getting HRH Duke of Kent to the new lifeboat station for its official opening.