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Town Awards presented at Annual Town Meeting

Horley Town Council is delighted to announce that the three worthy recipients of the prestigious town award for 2003/04 were presented with their awards at the Annual Town Meeting on Tuesday 20 April.

(The photo shows (l to r): Gordon McGinty, Gill Partridge, Cllr Michael Miller & Douglas Simpson.)

Below is a brief summary:

Mr Gordon McGinty

For his outstanding services to the community in promoting and encouraging the youth of Horley, and for his many years as school governor of Oakwood school.

Mrs Gill Partridge

In recognition of her tireless commitment to the community in building strong twinning links with Vimy, promoting an exchange of language, culture, friendship and tolerance.

Mr Douglas Simpson

In recognition of his tireless efforts in campaigning for environmental issues in Horley and, more recently, his detailed submission to the Local Plan Enquiry.

Note for Editors:

The Town Awards scheme has been in operation since 2000, the first awards were presented at the Annual Town Meeting of 10 April 2000. Nominations for the Town Award are invited every year, when any member of the public of Horley Town can complete a nomination form, together with a seconder, to propose an individual for outstanding service or commitment to the town. Horley Town Council is responsible for the administration and final selection of award winners according to strict guidelines and criteria. An Awards Sub Committee reviews and makes recommendations to Full Council. Award winners receive a Town Badge and a Diploma stating their citation. Presentations are usually made either at the Annual Town Meeting, or other appropriate events, subject to the award winners’ approval.


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