A MEMORIAL service for a Malvern Hills district councillor who died last week will be held in Great Malvern Priory.

Cllr Chris Cheeseman collapsed during a meeting of the council's planning committee on Monday, June 6, and was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

The service to commemorate the life of Cllr Cheeseman will be held next Friday, June 20, at the Priory, starting at noon. A private cremation service will have taken place earlier that morning.