Helping to make a difference

AWARD: Derbyshire County Council Chairman George Wharmby presented the award to Claire Robertson. Photo submitted.

AWARD: Derbyshire County Council Chairman George Wharmby presented the award to Claire Robertson. Photo submitted.

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A Buxton woman has been recognised for her years of service to groups across the area.

Claire Robertson has been a volunteer with Disability Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living for 23 years.

She was nominated for a Derbyshire County Council Excellence in the Community Award which honours individuals, groups, voluntary groups and charities which are making a difference to the lives of others.

Nominator Elaine Hill said Claire has consistently risen to the challenge to make her community fully inclusive.

She has also volunteered for other organisations including Buxton Red Cross, Riding for the Disabled, Buxton and High Peak Access Groups and High Peak Disability Sports Group.