As National remembrance takes place across the country, Sheffield will come together on Sunday 1 May to mark the 40th Anniversary of HMS Sheffield with a commemorative service and parade.
Remembering Councillor Vickie Priestley
Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Colin Ross, said:
“It is with great sadness that we learned yesterday of the loss of our colleague, and friend, Cllr Vickie Priestley.
“Vickie was so well respected amongst her colleagues, and it speaks volumes that the same feelings I have today, are felt right across the chamber and amongst officers in the Council.
“Vickie first became a Councillor for the Stannington Ward in 2000 and continued to represent the ward up to her passing. Vickie was also a former Lord Mayor of Sheffield from 2013-2014.
"Both Vickie and her husband, Lloyd, made a great impression as they carried out their Lord Mayor duties, and I am sure many of the groups and individuals they encountered will be very sad to hear of the news of her death.
“My thoughts are with Vickie’s family and friends at this difficult time.”
Sheffield City Council will be flying the Union flag at half-mast in memory of Cllr Vickie Priestley.
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