A fight broke out at a Shropshire town council meeting, leaving a 67-year-old councillor needing hospital treatment.
Councillor Tony Pound ... suffered cuts to his head, a swollen jaw and bruising and swelling to his neck in the fracas at a Ludlow Town Council meeting last night.
He was treated for his injuries in the accident and emergency department of Hereford Hospital.
The scuffle broke out at the end of a meeting of Ludlow Town Council’s markets, amenities and cemeteries committee and involved Councillor Pound and town clerk Paul Russell. Police are investigating.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Local politics - Shropshire style
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