Awards for champions

Winnie Palmer receives award from John Fretwell for Citizen of the Year.
Winnie Palmer receives award from John Fretwell for Citizen of the Year.

Awards have been presented to a community champion and a sports ace.

The presentations were made by Warsop and Shirebrook Rotary Club’s president John Fretwell at the Hostess Restaurant, Sookholme

Winnie Palmer was honoured with the citizen of the year award for her work in the community and her citation and achievements were read out by Rtn Bill Jackson.

Tony Grisman, who is British international open champion at tae kwon do, was given the accolade of sports personality of the year. Rtn Steve Garnner read the list of achievements. Adrian Chater later gave a glowing report on Tony’s hard work to reach the pinnacle of his career and he hopes to represent GB in the 2012 Olympic Games as part of the British Olympic Squad.