Baby unit and aero collection benefit from Ian’s year at helm
Published on: 30 Jun 2014
STAPLE Hill’s Ian Boulton ended his year as chairman of South Gloucestershire Council by handing over more than £4,000 to charity.
Councillor Boulton chose to support Bristol Aero Collection and the Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Southmead Hospital during his year of office.
Cheques for £2,065 were presented to each of the charities. They were received by Gil Taylor on behalf of NICU and Lloyd Burnell on behalf of the Bristol Aero Collection.
The money was raised through a variety of fundraising events and councillor Boulton thanked all those who had donated.
He has been is succeeded by councillor Howard Gawler. The new vice chairman is councillor Matthew Riddle.
Councillor Gawler said: “I will be supporting two South Gloucestershire-based charities during my year in office; the Great Western Air Ambulance which provides such a lifeline to people in need and the Hosanna Primary School Support Group. The group is based in Yate, in association with Brimsham Green School, and helps primary school children at Hosanna Primary in Kampala, Uganda.”