Christopher Whiteside is the Conservative County Councillor for the Egremont North and St Bees Division of Cumbria County Council. The division includes St Bees, most of Moor Row, Bigrigg, Wood End, part of the Mirehouse area of Whitehaven, and the surrounding countryside.
Chris lives and works in Copeland with his wife and family.
Chris is a former member of Copeland Borough council, and an Honorary Alderman of the City and District of St Albans.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Congratulations to Jack Laugher, Chris Mears and Joe Clarke
Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won a diving gold medal in Rio for the men's synchronised 3m springboard.
Joe Clarke's won the kayak K1 gold and there were bronze medals for Chris Froome, Steven Scott, Sally Conway and Max Whitlock.
Team GB now have 12 medals at the 2016 Games - three gold, three silver and six bronze - and are ninth in the medals table.
Today's medals put Team GB two ahead of their medal tally at the end of day five in London 2012.
Congratulations to all the athletes on their performances.