East Northamptonshire Council is saddened to announce the death of former councillor, honorary alderman and friend to East Northamptonshire, Albert Campbell.
Cllr Campbell joined the council in May 1987 –1995 and again in May 1999 - May 2011 and also served as Chairman of the council 2001 – 2002. He sat on numerous committees and was conferred as Honorary Alderman of the council in 2016.
Albert Campbell also worked on Raunds Town Council, as a volunteer in many of Raunds organisations, including Raunds Fire Service, and contributed to many community events. Raunds Royal British Legion in particular had Albert as a loyal member for 60 years.
Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, Steven North, said:
“This news has been met with great sadness across the council by officers and members.
“Albert was a councillor for 20 years and in that time, he established himself as a genuine and hard working member who strove to do the right thing by the people he represented. We have lost a good friend and a valued councillor, who was well liked by all who met him and well respected by all those who served with him.
“His death will be a huge loss to his family, friends and colleagues at ENC and in the community. He will be greatly missed and remembered with respect. On behalf of everyone at the council, I would like to offer my sincere and heartfelt condolences to Albert’s family and friends.”