Former Sheringham Town Council Clerk, Cherry Ashton, passed away at home in Sheringham Thursday 10th October, aged 70 years.

Cherry retired from the role as Clerk in 2010 after 23 years working for Sheringham Town Council. Cherry followed a family tradition stretching back to 1945, as her father served as Sheringham Town Clerk himself for 30 years. She began her employment as a Clerical Assistant in 1986, later becoming Clerk in 1996. During her time, Cherry worked alongside 6 Mayors and more than 60 Councillors.
Cherry referred to becoming Town Clerk as her greatest achievement; a privilege to follow in her father’s footsteps.

Funeral service at Cromer Crematorium on Friday, November 1st at 2 p.m. Bright and cheerful clothing preferred. No flowers, but donations are welcome for Hospice at Home (cheques payable to NCH&C Charitable Fund) can be sent c/o Blyth and Sons Funeral Directors, 4 Cremer Street, Sheringham, NR26 8DZ. (01263) 823155.