Award for charity achiever.AWARDS have been handed out to people who draw attention to the causes of the partially-sighted across Warwickshire.
The Warwickshire Association for the Blind (WAB WAB Windows Address Book (file extension for Microsoft Outlook and Exchange)
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WAB Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corp. ) held its 90th annual show at the Royal Spa Centre The Royal Spa Centre is a theatre in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom. The centre was officially opened on 15th June 1972 by Anthony Eden, one time MP for Leamington and Warwick and Prime Minister of the UK. , in Newbold Terrace, Leamington.
The George Marshall Trophy went to Alcester's Michael Joyce who walked Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192-mile (309 km) unofficial and mostly unsignposted long distance footpath in Northern England. Devised by Alfred Wainwright, it passes through three contrasting national parks: the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and both ways this year.
His efforts, alone in the wind and gales, raised pounds 8,500 for WAB.
And the Viv Bradford Rose Bowl was given to blind BBC Radio Four presenter Peter White.
He was nominated by Doree Dickenson, a blind woman from Nuneaton, for the someone who has demonstrated endeavour to overcome disabilities.
Peter Joslin, the former chief constable in Warwickshire and president of WAB, presented the award.
PRAISE DUE: Former Warwickshire Chief Constable Peter Joslin, president of WAB (left) with award-winning walker Michael Joyce (centre) and chairman of WAB John Holland. Picture: MARK RADFORD