Former Craigavon mayor George Savage has died

George Savage
George Savage

Former Upper Bann Ulster Unionst MLA George Savage has died at the age of 72.

A farmer from Donaghcloney, Mr Savage was a long-serving member of Craigavon Borough Council and had served two terms as Mayor.

He had served as an MLA at the Northern Ireland Assembly until 2011.

Mr Savage had worked until just recently when he became ill.