Charity pick

THE new chairman of a district council has picked his charity for the year.

Cllr Eddie Stewart, of Forest Heath District Council, has selected Braintrust, a UK brain cancer cause, as his charity for the year.

Retiring chairman Roger Dicker raised more than £2,000 for the Niamh Henry Fairy Wish Foundation over the past year.

Cllr Stewart said: “This is going to be a challenging year with many changes and difficult decisions in the pipeline for all of us.”