Funeral service for Soham councillor

The funeral service for long-serving Soham councillor, John Palmer, is being held tomorrow at noon at St Andrew’s Church in Soham.

Cllr Palmer, who lived in Pratt Street, and served two stints on East Cambridgeshire District Council from 1990 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2014, died on Thursday April 17. He was 85. He was a councillor for Soham from 1990 to 2003 when he was elected member for Soham North until 2007. He made a return to office in 2011 as councillor for Soham South.