Former Mayor of Ipswich dies

FORMER Mayor of Ipswich Douglas Grimwood has died.

FORMER Mayor of Ipswich Douglas Grimwood has died.

Mr Grimwood served for many years representing Chantry Ward for Ipswich Borough Council from the mid-70's to 1993, and as Mayor between 1983 and 84.

During his long career in local government he served as deputy leader of the council and chair of the housing committee.

A strong advocate of housing, his interest continued after he retired from the post. Housing was his main council interest and he made a major contribution to services across the town, as well as serving as a local school governor.


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