SCORES of people came out to pay their respects to a long-serving councillor at her funeral on Thursday.

Dorothy Higginbottom MBE served on Great Houghton Parish Council for more than 50 years, and on Barnsley Council for 16 years.

The 81-year-old’s funeral was held at St Michael’s All Angels Church in Great Houghton, before the wake at Great Houghton Welfare Hall.