“Memorable” day for Whaley Bridge man as he collects MBE from Prince Charles

Whaley Bridge man James Dunlop has received his MBE at Buckingham Palace from Prince Charles.
Whaley Bridge man James Dunlop has received his MBE at Buckingham Palace from Prince Charles.

A Whaley Bridge man enjoyed a memorable day in London recently as he collected his MBE at Buckingham Palace.

James Dunlop was presented with the award by Prince Charles, after being named in the New Year’s Honours list for his services to Stockport Canal Boat Trust.

Speaking of his visit to the palace, he said: “It really was a memorable occasion, a once in a lifetime chance to experience a scenario which you hear about but never imagine you will be involved in.”