Memorial service

Tinnitus sufferer Gillian Lockwood with her dog Bertie.
Tinnitus sufferer Gillian Lockwood with her dog Bertie.
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A MEMORIAL service for a former Mayoress of Mirfield is to take place.

The service for Gillian Lockwood, who died on January 2 after a brave battle with cancer, will be at St Paul’s Church, Eastthorpe, Mirfield, on Saturday March 26 from 11am.

A collection will be taken in aid of Kirkwood Hospice.

Ms Lockwood was Mayoress of Mirfield in 2009 as the partner of then Mayor, Coun David Pinder.

Last year Ms Lockwood served as Deputy Mayoress alongside Coun Pinder, who was Deputy Mayor.

Ms Lockwood was a tireless campaigner, working for animal charities, hearing condition Tinnitus awareness, which she suffered, and early cancer diagnosis.