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The funeral of Joe Hendry, Leader of Carlisle City Council was held in the City today.
The man who led Labour back into power after a 13 year absence died last week aged 67.
Andy Burn reports:
The funeral of Joe Hendry, Leader of Carlisle City Council, was held this lunchtime.
Mourners lined the route of the civic procession through the town to say their goodbyes to the councillor, who died at last week at the age of 67.
Andy Burn was there:
A Civic Funeral will be held for the Leader of Carlisle City Council later today.
Joe Hendry died last week in hospital surrounded by his family.
The service, at Our Lady and St Joseph's Church is open to the public.