QUEEN'S AWARD FOR SOUTH WEST LAKE TRUST

PUBLISHED: 15:48 16 July 2014 | UPDATED: 13:17 30 August 2017

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Colonel Edward Bolitho, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, presented the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development to South West Lakes Trust

Colonel Edward Bolitho, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, has presented the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Sustainable Development category to South West Lakes Trust.

The trustees and employees of the trust celebrated the presentation with Friends of the Trust and supporters including John Wood, chairman of Cornwall Council, George Gribble, chairman of Devon County Council and Christine Marsh Mayor of West Devon.

Col Edward Bolitho, Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, praised the Trustees and employees of South West Lakes Trust for attaining the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for a second period of five years - the only such award in the whole of the South West. The recognition of the Launceston-based company had brought great pride to Cornwall, he asked the Chairman of Cornwall County Council, John Wood, to read a message from HM The Queen, signed by both Her Majesty and David Cameron.

“It is such an honour for us all to have received this award for the second time from Her Majesty the Queen for our sustainable development achievements," saysKeith Bungay, Chairman of South West Lakes Trust . "We are all looking forward to many more years when the Trust will make a real and positive impact on the lives of people in the West Country.”

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