Every year Witney Town Council hosts a 'Citizen of the Year' award ceremony at the Corn Exchange to mark those members of the local community who have gone to special lengths to support our area. Robert joined this year's event, taking to the stage to pay tribute to the winners - describing them as "the very best" of West Oxfordshire.
Speaking after the event, Robert said: "It was an honour to attend Witney Town Council's Citizen of the Year Award ceremony to celebrate those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to better our community. Congratulations to all winners who have, in their own special way, demonstrated endless commitment and enthusiasm to improving our area.
"Privileged to thank the winners on behalf of all of us in West Oxfordshire and to see them get the recognition they so richly deserve."
The winners were as follows:
Linda & Graeme Young - Citizen(s) of the Year
Yasmin Digweed - Young Citizen of the Year
Peter Brading - Special Recognition for Outstanding Service to Community
Janet Currah - Special Recognition for Valued Contribution to Education
Jacqueline Mainwaring - Special Recognition for Valued Contribution to Education
Dianne Parkes - Mayor's Special Award
Windrush Bike Project - Outstanding Commitment to Community