Charitable Barbara is the pride of the parish

PROUD DAY: Barbara Turner receives her Parish Award from Cllr Martin Thacker, chairman of Holymoorside and Walton Parish Council.
PROUD DAY: Barbara Turner receives her Parish Award from Cllr Martin Thacker, chairman of Holymoorside and Walton Parish Council.

Charity champion Barbara Turner received this year’s Pride of Parish Award from Cllr Martin Thacker, chairman of Holymoorside and Walton Parish Council.

Barbara received the award in recognition of her work for the United Reformed Church, Cottonmillers’ Club and other charitable causes in the parish.

Presenting her with a commemorative plate, Cllr Thacker said: “If you live in Holymoorside and haven’t heard of Barbara Turner then you’re not a local! SHe has worked tirelessly to make a positive difference to the quality of many people’s lives and that makes her a worthy winner of this Parish Award.”