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Tributes to Hambleton Councillor

Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 14.35.43Hambleton District Council has paid tribute to its vice chairman, Councillor Tony Hall, who died suddenly on Wednesday March 23.

Councillor Hall had represented the Northallerton area of the district for almost 17 years. He was also a county councillor, town councillor and heavily involved in activities across his home town.

“This is a tragic loss of a man that was full of life and energy,” said Council Leader, Councillor Mark Robson.

“He was loving his role as Vice Chairman and already planning for his year as Chairman of the authority. We have lost a loyal servant of the district and a good friend. Our thoughts are with his wife, Janet and the family at this very sad time.”

He joined Hambleton District Council in May 1999, served on Cabinet from 2006/07 until 2009/10, was a Member of Prosperity and Places Overview and Scrutiny; Finance and Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee; Appeals Committee. And over the last 12 months he has been a Vice-Chairman of Council 2015/16 and a Member of Scrutiny Committee.

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