Stan­ley Cun­dle lands an award for his char­ity work in Leeds

The Jewish Chronicle - - People -

Vet­eRaN vol­un­teer Stan­ley Cun­dle has been awarded the first ever Leeds award for his ser­vices to the city.

the award was es­tab­lished by Leeds Coun­cil last year to hon­our those who do char­ity or vol­un­teer work, or give up time in their com­mu­ni­ties. Mr Cun­dle, 69, is the chair of the Makor char­i­ta­ble trust and Leeds Jewish In­ter­na­tional Per­form­ing arts Fes­ti­val. He is also vice chair of the Zone youth club and for­mer head of the Leeds Com­mu­nity Se­cu­rity trust, where he was in­volved for 25 years. “Re­ceiv­ing the hon­our came as a big sur­prise to me,” Mr Cun­dle tells Peo­ple. “It’s kind of the equiv­a­lent of Free­man of the City. It’s a great hon­our for me and the Jewish com­mu­nity.” also awarded was for­mer ra­dio and tV pre­sen­ter Sir Jimmy Savile for his ser­vices to char­ity.

Home is in al­wood­ley; he is a mem­ber of the Beth Hamidrash Ha­gadol shul on Street Lane.

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