Lady Haughey re­ceives ma­jor Glas­gow ac­co­lade

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Cam­bus­lang busi­ness­woman Lady Haughey has been awarded one of Glas­gow’s high­est hon­ours for her char­i­ta­ble work.

She was awarded the Lov­ing Cup by Provost Sadie Docherty. Lady Haughey launched the global, multi-mil­lion pound com­pany, City Re­frig­er­a­tion Hold­ings Ltd, along­side her hus­band, Wil­lie, in 1985.

Lady Haughey’s wealth has al­lowed her to sup­port count­less char­i­ties big and small through her City Char­i­ta­ble Trust. Do­nat­ing more than £7mil­lion to worth­while causes in­clud­ing the Lord Provost’s Good­will Fund, Mag­gie’s Cen­tre, the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, the Duke of Ed­in­burgh Awards, the Em­maus home­less­ness char­ity and Yorkhill Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal.

Her most re­cent en­deav­our has been cham­pi­oning the £5 mil­lion Kil­bryde Hospice

Lady Haughey said:“I am de­lighted and hon­oured to re­ceive this pres­ti­gious award from the Lord Provost, fol­low­ing in the foot­steps of so many out­stand­ing re­cip­i­ents.

“I am a very proud Glaswe­gian and I am hum­bled by this award. I am grate­ful to the Lord Provost for af­ford­ing me this won­der­ful hon­our.”

The Lov­ing Cup is one of the city’s high­est hon­ours and is pre­sented to any per­son or group who have brought dis­tinc­tion and hon­our to Glas­gow.

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