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Death of Darlington councillor Jackie Maddison announced
DARLINGTON Labour councillor, Jackie Maddison has died.
The Borough Council's leader, Bill Dixon, announced the news on the social networking site, Twitter.
He tweeted: "Sad news, Jackie Maddison. Labour Cllr in Darlington died peacefully in hospital tonight, a good Comrade sadly lost to us, RIP Jackie."
Coun Maddison was elected to the Council on May 5, 2003.
She sat on the Adults and Housing Scrutiny Committee as Vice-Chair, Efficiency and Resources Scrutiny Committee, Standards Committee and Human Resources Panel.
Coun Maddison was also Chair of the Darlington Community Carnival Committee and Secretary of the Darlington Media Group.