Six former councillors honoured
Published on: 29 Dec 2015
SIX former South Gloucestershire councillors have been made Honorary Aldermen at a special ceremony.
John Calway, Sheila Cook, John Godwin, Alan Lawrance, Mike Robbins and Terry Walker were each given the title of Honorary Alderman in recognition of their eminent service as past members of the council.
Cllr Erica Williams, chair of South Gloucestershire Council, presented the awards at December’s full council meeting. She said: “The title of Honorary Alderman is bestowed to individuals who have contributed a great deal to their local council.
“All six aldermen enjoyed long and distinguished roles in the council and this special ceremony has been an opportunity to honour and celebrate all of their achievements.”
The Honorary Aldermen who attended the meeting were presented with a framed certificate by Cllr Williams.
Pictured from l-r: Mike Robbins, Alan Lawrance, Erica Williams, Sheila Cook, Terry Walker and John Godwin.