Tributes from across the political spectrum of Epping Forest District Council were paid to the late Councillor Syd Stavrou at Full Council, followed by a minute’s silence.
Fun-loving colleague and friend
Councillor Stavrou who died last month was dear to the hearts of many not just for her political astuteness, but her hard work in Waltham Abbey and as a fun-loving colleague and friend.
Described as a political force she was also said to be compassionate, hardworking, inspirational and a real fighter for the causes she believed in and will be very sorely missed in Epping Forest District.
Return of Highway Rangers
Moving on to Council business Council Leader Chris Whitbread once again highlighted the hard work of officers, consultants and partners in the pandemic and happily announced the return of Highway Rangers to the district from mid-August.
Leader of the Council, Chris Whitbread:
It shows that whilst we have been going through difficult times, we have been working at keeping things moving forward.
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