Councillor gave ‘a lot to Boston’

Richard Dungworth
Richard Dungworth

A Former Boston Borough councillor died on Saturday after suffering a heart attack.

Richard Dungworth, was on Boston Borough Council as a member of the Boston Bypass Indpendents from 2007-11.

Former leader of the party Richard Austin said: “Richard contributed not only a lot to life but also a lot to Boston.

“He did a brilliant job when he was in the borough as an elected member.”

It is understood Mr Dungworth was returning by train from watching a rugby match when he was taken ill.

He was elected to the Kirton ward and served as a cabinet member with responsibility for leisure.He spent time as chairman of the planning committee.

He leaves his wife Lyn, and daughters Katy and Sophie.