The Council is sad to announce that Councillor Leanne Kennedy has passed away. Leanne was elected to the Council in 2017 and was one of our Councillors for the Dawdon Division. Our thoughts are with Leanne’s family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time. Friends please meet at St. John's Church, Blandford Place, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 7SA on Thursday 28 September 2023 for service at 1pm. Cremation to follow at Sunderland. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired for St. John's Church of St. Benedict's Hospice care of Leanne's family.