New chairman of East Northamptonshire Council is named

Image caption, Councillor Homer represents the Rushden Bates ward

East Northamptonshire Council has named its new chairman.

Councillor Sue Homer, a Conservative who represents Rushden Bates, will serve as chairman of the council for the next year.

Ms Homer said it was a "great honour" to be asked to fill the role of chairman and said she is looking forward to her time in office.

She added that she hopes to raise money for charities including The Rushden Historical Transport Society.

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