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Death of former mayor

Published19th March 2019

Tributes have been paid to former Mayor Jane Chambers, who has died after a short illness.

Jane represented the Liberal Democrats as an Ipswich Borough Councillor for Alexandra Ward from 2002 to 2011 and was the Mayor of Ipswich in 2010 - 2011.  She was also elected as a Suffolk County Councillor for St Helen’s Division in June 2009.

Current Mayor, Councillor Jane Riley, said: "Jane made an important contribution to the community of Ipswich during her time as an Ipswich Borough Councillor and also as Mayor of Ipswich, and we send our sincere condolences to her family and friends at this sad time."