Last mayor of Spenborough dies aged 94
0 Have your say Ken Sowden the last mayor and a former leader of Spenborough council has died aged 94.
As leader of the council Ken helped to set up Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre, Red House Museum and housing schemes for elderly people.
His son Peter Sowden paid tribute to him, describing him as an active community member who served to address local concerns.
Peter said: “He was known for always doing a good job and working hard.
“It often meant he ended up in charge.
“He got involved in local politics, and other community activities, through a concern for local issues and not as an... read more
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