Tributes paid to a former mayor of Wisbech

Controversy over lack of civic representation at the funeral of former Wisbech mayor Patrick O'Dell.

Controversy over lack of civic representation at the funeral of former Wisbech mayor Patrick O'Dell. - Credit: Archant

Tributes have been paid to a former Wisbech town councillor who died last week.

Patrick O’Dell was the mayor of Wisbech from 2002 to 2003.

He served as an Independent and a Conservative councillor for the Staithe Ward.

A spokesman for Wisbech Town Council said: “It is with extreme sadness we announce the death of past Mayor Patrick O’Dell. Condolences to Joyce, family and friends.”