From the Maitland Mercury report:
Friday marks the final day of Cr Ray Fairweather’s 35 years of service to Maitland City Council. His service has been recognised numerous times from his Australian National Medal for Public Service in 1987 to the Australian Centenary Medal for service to the community in 2003. But it’s the physical achievements for East Ward that give him the greatest sense of pride as Sam Norris reports.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Sept. 7, 2012.