Tributes paid to North Isles councillor Kevin Woodbridge
Tributes have been paid to North Isles Councillor Kevin Woodbridge, who passed away at the weekend after a short illness.
Dr Woodbridge was elected to the council in 2017, having previously worked as a GP in North Ronaldsay.
In a statement, this evening, OIC Convener Harvey Johnston said: “Members were shocked and deeply saddened when we were informed of Kevin’s untimely passing.
“He was a dedicated and highly respected Councillor who brought a valuable mix of intelligence, dignity and humility to the chamber. Kevin was a real gentleman who will be sadly missed and our thoughts are with his family.”
The council flag will fly at half-mast at School Place.
Councillor Woodbridge was chairman of the Orkney Ferries Board, vice-chairman of the Orkney Health and Care committee and a member of the Development and Infrastructure, Monitoring and Audit, Policy and Resources, and Planning Committees.
Our deepest sympathies are with Councillor Woodbridge’s family, friends and colleagues.