Civic awards given to pride of our town

Macclesfield Express - - MOTORING -

VAL­UED mem­bers of the com­mu­nity were pre­sented with awards for their good work.

Res­i­dents col­lected Civic Awards as part of the Bolling­ton Civic Pa­rade and Ser­vice which cel­e­brates what’s good about the town and its peo­ple.

Around 200 peo­ple pa­raded through town to the Civic Hall where coun Amanda Stott, town mayor, pre­sented the awards for con­tri­bu­tions made to the com­mu­nity.

Th­ese went to Jose Spinks and Ge­off Atkin who ac­cepted the award on be­half of the Bolling­ton Fes­ti­val com­mit­tee – given to ac­knowl­edge this year’s suc­cess­ful event.

Chair­man Jon Beck was un­able to at­tend.

Heather Cann, 63, picked up an award for her long work with girl guides and her hus­band George, 69, was awarded for his work with the Mac­cles­field and Dis­trict Lions Club which raises money for lo­cal causes.

Heather has been in­volved with Girl­guid­ing for 40 years and is leader of the town’s se­nior sec­tion as well as dis­trict com­mis­sioner.

She runs freight company Eurobase with George at Adel­phi Mill.

The grand­mother of one, who lives off Spring­bank, said: “I was sur­prised and hon­oured to re­ceive the award. We didn’t know we were get­ting them. I en­joy work­ing with guides in the town. The awards are im­por­tant for recog­nis­ing the hard work of peo­ple in Bolling­ton.”

● Clock­wise rom top left, with town mayor Amanda Stott are: George Cann;Heather Cann; Ge­off Atkin and Jose Spinks

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