21 December 2018
Engine of the North saddened by death of long-serving Councillor and former Chair
Engine of the North and Cheshire East Council is mourning the loss of a respected, long-serving former Councillor who has sadly passed away.
Andrew Thwaite represented the people of Congleton on both Cheshire East Council and previously Congleton Borough Council for 12 years before retiring in 2015. He was also a Town Councillor for Congleton Town Council.
Councillor Thwaite was the first Chair of Engine of the North when it was established in 2013 and held the post until 2015. He also served on a number of committees and previously held the position of Cabinet Member for the Environment.
The Engine of the North team were saddened to learn of his passing and send their condolences to his family.