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Deaths in Service – The Mayor advised Members of the Deaths in Service of Chris Brown and Andrew Hedley. The Mayor stated that Chris Brown had worked at the Council as part of the Trading Standards team for around sixteen years providing animal health and welfare services and supporting the rest of the team with their duties.


The Mayor informed Members that Andrew Hedley worked as a Print Production Operator in Xentrall Design and Print, stating that Andrew had joined Xentrall from Darlington Borough Council when it formed in 2008, and that his overall service extended back to 1980.


As a mark of respect, Members stood and observed a short silence in memory of Chris Brown and Andrew Hedley.