Ken Hindle receives medal in Queen's Birthday Honours
Chairman of Burnham-On-Sea's Community Centre has been recognised
in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, which was announced last
night (Friday, June 14th).
Hindle has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to
adult education, it was announced.
has been the long-standing President of Burnham-On-Sea University
of the Third Age. He is also the outgoing Chairman of Burnham
and Highbridge Community Association.
Ken told Burnham-On-Sea.com he is "hugely honoured"
to have been chosen for the award. "It
was a great surprise and I am very grateful. I have had a lot
of pleasure in serving Burnham's community over the years."
has been involved in many projects at the Community Centre in
Berrow Road over the past three decades, including the recent
£200,000 refurbishment of the building which was completed
in 2011 and was featured
centre is home to dozens of local groups and attracts 1,500 people
through its doors every month.
cutting a celebratory cake at the 20th anniversary of Burnham
U3A last year
Hindle at the opening of the Community Centre's refurbishment