We report with sadness that Councillor Mick Eddy, who represented the Village Ward in Thornaby on Stockton Borough Council, has passed away at James Cook University Hospital.
Councillor Eddy has been ill for quite some time and he died peacefully earlier today. A member of the Thornaby Independent Association, he was elected to Stockton Borough Council in 2007.
He also served on Thornaby Town Council and was re-elected as Mayor of Thornaby earlier this year, serving until his deteriorating health led him to step down.
Updated Friday, 17 August: Mick Eddy will be received into St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Westbury Street, Thornaby, Monday, August 20 at 7pm followed by Requiem Mass Tuesday, August 21 at 10am prior to interment at Thornaby Cemetery. Family request no flowers, donations in lieu, if desired, may be sent to Butterwick Hospice, Middlefield Road, Hardwick, Stockton.