Funeral of former Chesterfield mayor Jim McManus to take place tomorrow

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The funeral of former Chesterfield mayor Jim McManus will take place tomorrow.

The funeral cortege will pass Chesterfield Town Hall on Rose Hill at 12.15pm.

Anyone who would like to pay their respects is asked to be in front of the Town Hall for 12.10pm.

The funeral will take place at Staveley Methodist Church at 12.40pm.

People wishing to attend the funeral are asked to be at the church for 12.30pm.

Following the service, there will be a private cremation at Chesterfield and District Crematorium for family and close friends.

Donations in lieu of flowers are requested in aid of the new Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre.

All are welcome to attend a reception in memory of Mr McManus at Poolsbrook Miners’ Welfare Club after the service.

Mr McManus was a councillor for 28 years, from 1987 to earlier this year.

He was ‪‎Chesterfield mayor in 2001 to 2002.

He also served as executive member for housing from 2011 to 2015.