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Funeral arrangements for Alderman Jim McManus

The funeral of Alderman Jim McManus will take place on Tuesday 25 August.

Jim's family has asked that people gather at Staveley Methodist Church at 12.30pm with the service due to take place at 12.40pm.

The funeral cortege will drive past the Town Hall, Rose Hill at 12.15pm. Anyone wishing to pay their respects is asked to be in front of the Town Hall for 12.10pm.

The service will be followed by a private cremation at Chesterfield and District Crematorium for close family and friends.

Donations in lieu of flowers are requested in aid of the new Chesterfield Royal Macmillan Cancer Centre.

All are welcome to attend a reception in memory of Jim at Poolsbrook Miners’ Welfare Club after the service.

Jim served as a Chesterfield borough councillor for 28 years from 1987 to earlier this year.

He served as mayor in 2001 to 2002 and was the council's executive member for housing from 2011 to 2015.

First published on 18 August 2015 Last updated on 12 March 2016