receives special award for services to the community
West Huntspill pensioner has been awarded a Community Award for
services to the village.
David Holley received the special award from Terry Orchard, Parish
Council Chairman, during the village's civic service, held at
He was nominated by villagers for all his hard word with several
communoty groups in the village over many years.
"David is a true West Huntspill man, having lived in the
village all of his life. As a boy he sang in the choir at St Peter
and All Hallows before becoming a Sunday School Leader, a church
warden, reader and a member of the PCC," said Terry.
"David still takes short services and for the elderly at
the Mini Day Centre. He was one of the village team who was instrumental
in improving the Balliol Hall and seeing the change from the Harvest
Supper Committee to the present Balliol Hall Committee in the
"A past Chairman, maintenance officer and committee member,
he is also a former school governor for many years. He is also
a founder member of the present West Huntspill Players and a founder
member of the Balliol Short Mat Bowls Club. David is a very deserving
winner who supports all village activities."