A Potters Bar councillor has resigned to retire to Norfolk.

Cllr Penny Swallow, who has served Potters Bar Oakmere for nine years, resigned on Wednesday, 15 March to embark on her retirement in Norfolk.

Leader of Hertsmere Borough Council and Leader of the Conservative Group Cllr Morris Bright said: “Penny is a long serving member who has done a great deal during her time as a Hertsmere councillor.”

Mrs Swallow was elected in 2007 as a Conservative councillor.

Constituents should contact Cllr Jean Heywood or Cllr Ruth Lyon with queries.