Tributes are being paid to the Leader of Carlisle City Council, who has died aged 67. Dr Joe Hendry died in hospital, a week after suffering a heart attack. Friends and politicians, including the Labour Leader say they remember a man who worked tirelessly to make the city a better place.
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