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Native pensioner using excessive with neighborhood award win

92-year-old daredevil triumphs to win hearts and accolades

ADVENTUROUS Inverclyde pensioner Margaret Sneddon was topped Senior Neighborhood Champion of the Yr due to a sponsored motorcycle experience.

Margaret, a tenant at Bield’s Crosshill Gardens, fulfilled a lifelong dream final yr, using on the again of a bike to boost important funds for Youngsters in Poverty Inverclyde.

The previous carer was nominated by the neighborhood for her continued excellent fundraising efforts and was introduced her award at a glamourous ceremony organised by the Greenock Telegraph in Could.

Commenting on her award, Margaret stated: “It means loads to be recognised as Champion of the Yr, I by no means would have anticipated it, it’s simply unimaginable!

“I had a lot enjoyable with this fundraiser for Youngsters in Poverty, they’re a beautiful charity that accomplish that a lot for a worthy trigger. With the ability to tick one thing off my bucket record whereas elevating funds was superb.

“We now have so many inspiring folks in the neighborhood, and to rejoice the champions collectively was actually implausible.”

The sponsored occasion occurred in June 2022 and raised cash for Youngsters in Poverty Inverclyde. The native charity goals to assist kids and households who face each day challenges on account of poverty, well being, equality and participation.

Myra Higgins, Improvement Supervisor at Bield’s Crosshill Gardens, stated: “No day is identical with Margaret, and he or she undoubtedly deserves to be topped Inverclyde Senior Neighborhood Champion of the Yr.

“We’re very grateful to have Margaret at Crosshill Gardens, she’s an inspiration to fellow tenants and our employees and we will’t wait to assist her subsequent endeavour.”

Organised by the Greenock Telegraph and hosted by Jennifer Reoch, the award ceremony recognised the significance of neighborhood and the folks that contribute and enrich the lifetime of everybody in Inverclyde and the encircling areas.

Bield is a housing and care charity dedicated to offering progressive, versatile and high-quality housing options and assist for older folks. Bield Housing and Care has round 180 developments which facilitate impartial residing throughout Scotland.

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