Clock unveiled in Nick’s memory

A CLOCK has been unveiled at the newly-opened Portishead Library in memory of a former councillor.

Portishead Town Council has provided the clock in memory of Nick Brown who died in 2006.

The council would normally purchase and install a bench to commemorate past councillors, but Nick had made no secret of his dislike for this practice and so it was agreed to provide a clock on this occasion, once the new library was in place.

Councillors felt the location was ideal to reflect the late councillors interest in youth work and his activities as a member of the library working party within the council.

Cllr Brown’s widow and children will be invited to the official opening of the Harbour Road library next month.


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Town clerk, Martin Dolton said: “The town council is delighted that at last it has been possible to mark Nick’s council work in this way.”

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