Huntingdonshire councillor Flight Lieutenant John Pethard has died aged 71

09:30 02 May 2014

John Pethard

John Pethard

Archant

Huntingdonshire District Councillor John Pethard has died aged 71. Flight Lieutenant Pethard, of Station Road, Warboys, died at Thorpe Hall, Peterborough, on Saturday, after a short illness.

Councillor Jason Ablewhite, executive leader of HDC, said: “It is a truly sad day when you lose a colleague. John was a committed and hard-working councillor for his community and a well-respected member of the Conservative team. He will be sadly missed and our sincere condolences go to his wife Ruth and his family.”

Flt Lt Pethard was elected as councillor for the Warboys ward in 2012.

The funeral will be at Fenland Crematorium at 12.30pm on May 9. Donations, if desired, can be made to the Thorpe Hall Capital Appeal.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hunts Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hunts Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hunts Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

38 minutes ago
Police

More than 100 motorists were stopped in Huntingdon as part of a Christmas crackdown on drink and drug driving last Saturday (December 3).

Crews in Toseland Road this morning

Crews from Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue used specialist equipment to free a motorist when her car flipped into a ditch in Toseland this morning (Monday).

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery.

Hundreds of pounds was stolen from the Co-op store in Sawtry in an armed robbery on Saturday – the latest in a series of similar attacks in recent weeks.

10:13
Margo the mini at the Classic Motor Show

A classic mini that was lovingly restored by a company in St Ives has a new home after raising thousands for Prostate Cancer UK at an auction.

Get your skates on this winter and enjoy one of the UK's most stylish open-air ice rinks nestled amongst the trees in Parkers Piece Park in the heart of Cambridge

Set in the heart of vibrant Cambridge, The North Pole Cambridge Ice Rink is back throughout the festive season; come and join us as we open from the 18th November through to 4th January.

Read more

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up