A DATE has been set for the cremation of a former mayor of Upton-Upon-Severn.

Peter Webb died on December 7 and his wife Rosemary confirmed he will be having a private cremation followed by a celebration of his life for family and friends in the new year, with the date still to be decided. Mrs Webb said: "He will be sadly missed by his family and friends."

Mr Webb, 82, was Mayor of the town between 2013 and 2015having worked in advertising in London during his career, even filming an early Beach Boys tour of Europe.