Mayor of Bournemouth back home after fall at gym

Bournemouth Echo: Cllr Phil Stanley-Watts Cllr Phil Stanley-Watts

THE mayor of Bournemouth has returned home after a fall at a Bournemouth gym.

As reported in the Daily Echo, Cllr Phil Stanley-Watts was using the gym training room at the Littledown Centre when he suffered a fall and was rushed to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, on Wednesday, November 7.

A council spokesman said the mayor was now recovering at home, following a minor surgical procedure.

He would return to official duties on Monday, November 26, but would be on light duties until the New Year, with the deputy mayor, Cllr Chris Rochester, covering the majority of mayoral engagements.

Cllr Stanley-Watts said: “I wish to thank everyone who looked after me from the time of my fall to my discharge from hospital and those who have send me ‘get well’ wishes. I look forward to being back to my mayoral duties in the New Year.”

Comments (6)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

1:29pm Wed 21 Nov 12

Humf says...

I expect the Chain of Office got caught around his ankles whilst he was on the treadmill.
I expect the Chain of Office got caught around his ankles whilst he was on the treadmill. Humf

1:49pm Wed 21 Nov 12

ben111 says...

I hope he gets better,,, But why is this news
I hope he gets better,,, But why is this news ben111

2:09pm Wed 21 Nov 12

Angry_of_Merley says...

9 days off sick . . .
9 days off sick . . . Angry_of_Merley

4:28pm Wed 21 Nov 12

Jetwasher says...

Where there's a blame there's a claim, might as well make a claim as they claim everything else.
Where there's a blame there's a claim, might as well make a claim as they claim everything else. Jetwasher

6:34pm Wed 21 Nov 12

Turtlebay says...

Gym fixed it for him!
Gym fixed it for him! Turtlebay

8:44pm Wed 21 Nov 12

The Renegade Master says...

No wonder so many Council employees take time off sick, they're just copying their leader!
No wonder so many Council employees take time off sick, they're just copying their leader! The Renegade Master

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree