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Shepway District Council CEO Alistair Stewart suffers heart attack

The long-serving chief executive of Shepway District Council has had a heart attack, it has been confirmed.

Alistair Stewart suffered from a heart attack on Saturday, July 23 when visiting his home county, Lincolnshire.

He is now recovering and will return to work in September.

Shepway council chief executive Alistair Stewart
Shepway council chief executive Alistair Stewart

Leader of SDC Cllr David Monk said: "I am pleased to say that, following hospital treatment, he is now recuperating and we all wish him a speedy recovery.

"We are expecting him to return to work in early September.

"I have had several conversations with him and I have reassured him that, in my experience, people who survive a heart attack are likely to live a long and fruitful life."

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