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Thursday, 24 July 2014

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West Cumbrian mayor in hospital for 'urgent operation'

Allerdale mayor Bill Bacon is in hospital for "an urgent operation".

“Mr Bacon is said to be in the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

A statement from the council said their thoughts were with his wife Valerie and family "at this difficult time".

"He is a valued member of the council and the Allerdale community and has served the people of Workington for many years," a spokesman said. "He is a well-respected and popular local figure and we are sure that everyone will join us in wishing him a full recovery."

The deputy mayor Len Davies will cover all his duties, he said.

 

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