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Political stalwart is 101 years old
2:10pm Saturday 2nd March 2013 in News
A VETERAN former politician who was awarded an MBE for services to the community has turned 101.
Mrs Mills, a retired bank worker and mum-of-one, was first elected to the county council in 1962 and was mayor of Stourport-upon-Severn in 1982 and 1992.
She is also a former Conservative group leader on Wychavon District Council and was its chairman twice.
Her career in politics included 29 years on Stourport-upon-Severn Town Council.
A widow, she now lives in the town’s Ravenhurst Rest Home where she celebrated with family and friends.
Councillor Stephen Clee, district council chairman, said: “She celebrated a beautiful birthday with friends, staff and former colleagues and is in great spirits.”