November 2, 2010
Burnham-On-Sea's Mayor leads 'get well' wishes for councillor
Mayor has led the best wishes being paid to a fellow town councillor
who suffered a sudden heart attack.
first reported on Monday
how Cllr Eric Gill had suffered a mild heart attack and had been
rushed to Weston Hospital, where he is recovering.
Michael Clarke and Deputy Mayor Pauline Pollard were among
a group of town councillors who signed Eric's get well card at
Monday night's town council meeting.
The Mayor said: "Our thoughts are with Eric and Gilli at
this difficult time and we wish Eric a speedy recovery."
Mayor Eric is a long-running councillor who represents Burnham
South on Sedgemoor District Council and is also a town councillor.
Cllr Dennis Davey visited Eric in hospital on Monday and said
"faces more tests in Bristol over the next few days, but
is cheerful and his usual bouncy self."
wife, Gilli, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
support shown to me by people and groups in the town has been
Users of Burnham-On-Sea's discussion forums have been sending
him good wishes here.
top, are Burnham's Mayor Michael Clarke and Deputy
Mayor Pauline Pollard signing the get well card
for Cllr Eric Gill