So it should not of been a surprise that when I was invited to the Year 6 pride of River Beach award ceremony that it was going to be good .
Well it was a surprise as it was better than good it was outstandingly good. The year 6 children organised the ceremony themselves from the comperes to the award presenters , and the singing was just exquisite.
The great part of this is that the children chose who was going to be their hero’s surprisingly enough even that had a twist to it as it was not just local people that they chose .
Nationally Mr Tim Peake received an award for being inspirational with which his parents collected on his behalf for obvious reasons .
Other awards went to a nurse from Great Ormond street for the care and support that she had given to one of our local children and a local Mum because she is a child minder and carer and so the list went on.
I would just like to say a big thank you for the invitation and to all those that were involved in putting this ceremony together especially to all the children that took part . Carry on the good work and you shall all go far.
Cllr Ian Buckland
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