It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of Cllr Pete Parrish, ward councillor for Canford Heath.
Paying tribute, Council Leader Cllr Vikki Slade said:
“At the time of writing we do not know the details or cause of death and we would ask that the privacy of his family is respected at this time.
“Although Pete had only been a councillor since May 2019, he had been a valued member of the community for much longer, getting involved in many local activities and events. We are feeling somewhat shocked at this incredibly sad news and I have sent my personal condolences to his wife Tan and family.”
Cllr Sandra Moore, his ward colleague added “Pete will be sadly missed by his friends and colleagues in Canford Heath. He was well known for his litter picking skills and loved chatting to residents afterwards over a cup of tea. My heart goes out to his wife and family.”