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Marlow residents honoured

PUBLISHED: 15:50 04 September 2014

Mayor Suzanne Brown and Peter Land

Mayor Suzanne Brown and Peter Land

MAUREEN MCLEAN

There were some surprised - but delighted - recipients of awards when Marlow's Mayor Suzanne Brown held her annual reception in Court Garden House during the town's Regatta weekend.

The Mayor presents her award to Shaun MurphyThe Mayor presents her award to Shaun Murphy

Representatives of Marlow’s many organisations attended, among them Brian Bristow from Search and Rescue and Andrew Collinson from Environmental Health at Wycombe District Council, who were thanked for their assistance during the flooding earlier this year. The Mayor presented cheques to charities for which she has been fundraising: Marlow Age Concern and Marlow Rowing Club. A total of £20,400 was raised, plus another £5,000 pledged to Marlow Age Concern from Rotary Club of Marlow Thames.

Award winners:

Sports Award - Adam Bonwick of Great Marlow School who achieved a Taekwon-Do at the age of 13 and is the most decorated juniors in the country | Community Award - Peter Land, for his support of the Marlow Hospital League of Friends and community support | Cultural Award - Andrew Stafford on behalf of the Marlow Players, an established society for over 60 years which was formed in 1937 to bring amateur theatre to Marlow | Mayor’s Award - Shaun Murphy, Chairman of the Royal British Legion, for his work on the Remembrance Service and Parade and helping to raising huge amounts in the Poppy Appeal with the help of his wife, Barbara.

Adrian Jenkins (Chairman Marlow Round Table), Svetlana Jenkins, Jeremy Bedford (Marlow Town Council) and Jennifer Healing (Chairman Marlow Ladies Circle)Adrian Jenkins (Chairman Marlow Round Table), Svetlana Jenkins, Jeremy Bedford (Marlow Town Council) and Jennifer Healing (Chairman Marlow Ladies Circle)

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Sarah Greenhous (Secretary Archaelogy in Marlow), Guy Greenhous (VP Marlow Rowing Club) & Sheila Richards-Hyde (Marlow Museum)Sarah Greenhous (Secretary Archaelogy in Marlow), Guy Greenhous (VP Marlow Rowing Club) & Sheila Richards-Hyde (Marlow Museum)

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The Mayor with Andrew Stafford, President of the Marlow PlayersThe Mayor with Andrew Stafford, President of the Marlow Players

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Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Mayor Suzanne Brown and Sir Henry Aubrey-FletcherRt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP, Mayor Suzanne Brown and Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher

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Dennis Sargeant (Marlow Community Forum Assoc), Yvonne Sargeant, Peter and Jean Land (Marlow League of Hospital Friends)Dennis Sargeant (Marlow Community Forum Assoc), Yvonne Sargeant, Peter and Jean Land (Marlow League of Hospital Friends)

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Richard & Jennie Grieve, Sandy Saunders (Beaconsfield Town Council) & Matilda CurtisRichard & Jennie Grieve, Sandy Saunders (Beaconsfield Town Council) & Matilda Curtis

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