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Dorchester mayor pays tribute after death of former leader Di Dowell
10:43am Wednesday 11th September 2013 in News
DORCHESTER’S mayor has paid tribute after the death of one of her predecessors was announced.
Dorchester Town Council has reported the death of Di Dowell, who served as mayor of the county town in 1991/92. During her mayoral year the Corn Exchange was refurbished and Di received Prince Charles at its formal reopening.
She later emigrated to Australia with her husband Mike to be with other members of her family.
Mayor Stella Jones said: “Both members and officers are saddened by Di’s death and I have written to the family with condolences on behalf of the town.”
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