Former Liverpool councillor dies after illness

Former Liverpool councillor and East Ward Progress association stalwart Don Syme has passed away after a long illness.

He was 95 when he died on Monday night.

Don Syme served on Liverpool Council in the 1980s and 90s. He came close to being mayor in 1990.

His funeral will be held at 11am this Friday, April 19, at the Leppington Forest Lawn Cemetery.