TRIBUTES have been paid to Lynemouth councillor Milburn Douglas, who died at the weekend. Cllr Douglas, who represented Labour, had been on the county council since 2008. He also served on Castle Morpeth Borough Council for more than 20 years between 1986 and 2008 and was Mayor there twice in 2005/2006 and 2007/2008.
Cllr Douglas, 76, served on a number of county council committees including the economic growth and strategic transport committee and the planning committee, of which he was Chair.
He was also a member of a number of outside bodies including the Linton and Lynemouth Welfare Management Committees and the North East Regional Employers' Organisation (NEREO).
Tributes paid following death of county councillor