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Earlier today the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Ed Anderson presented the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to the members of the Mytholmroyd Station Partnership at a ceremony in the restored station building which the group has put so much time and effort into bringing back into use.

The award was presented to Sue and Geoff Mitchell who received it on behalf of all the members of the groups, many of whom were able to attend – along with representatives of the rail industry and local councillors. As friends of the friends, Dawn and I went along to celebrate their outstanding achievement. Needless to say, I took my camera along, so here’s a few pictures from the day

The Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Ed Anderson greets Geoff Mitchell in traditional Covid ‘arm bump’ fashion…
The Lord Lieutenant meeting local Councillors and community representatives
Addressing the stations friends and their guests inside the restored station building.
The Lord Lieutenant presenting Sue Mitchell from the station friends with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
The Lord Lieutenant presenting Sue Mitchell from the Friends of Mytholmroyd station with the engraved award and the certificate signed by the Queen.
Everyone came together outside the building for the obligatory group photograph to celebrate the (well earned) award.

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