Published: January 10, 2011
Former Burnham Mayor 'greatly improving' after heart attack

A former Burnham-On-Sea Mayor who suffered a serious heart attack last November is 'improving greatly' it has been confirmed this week.

Cllr Eric Gill, pictured, suffered the attack at the start of November, as reported here, and was rushed to Weston Hospital then moved to Bristol for surgery.

Councillor Dennis Davey said on Monday: "Eric's condition is improving greatly. He's now able to eat, which he hadn't been able to do for over a month, and is starting to walk again."

"Eric has thanked Gilly for continuing support and everyone for their good wishes. We hope to see him again soon."

Eric, a former Mayor of Burnham and Highbridge, is a long-running councillor who represents Burnham South on Sedgemoor District Council and the town council.


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