I attended the funeral of Jack Fairless on Monday. He was a Labour Councillor in Blackburn for many years and I served him on a number of committees. Jack was passionate about education, having had a career in teaching and teacher education and was also Chair of governors at Witton Park High School, where I started my teaching career.
Jack was one of nature’s gentlemen and he will be sadly missed. It was good to see such a good attendance at hi funeral.