Memorial for former council boss at Blackburn Cathedral
3:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014 in News
THE memorial service celebrating the life of former council boss Steve Weaver will take place at Blackburn Cathedral on Monday.
The father-of-three, who was instrumental in creating the all-purpose authority of Blackburn with Darwen, was killed when he was knocked off his bike in a hit-and-run in the south of France.
The 64-year-old grandfather-of-three, formerly chief executive of Blackpool Council, was leaving Veaux when the accident happened on May 28.
Mr Weaver’s ex-wife Ann went to France for a cremation ceremony on June 3.
The service will take place at 12.30 pm.
Donations to Save the Children or Oxfam are requested in lieu of flowers.
A police search is continuing to trace the driver, who fled the scene.
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