Rotarian of the year is a ‘tower of strength’

A BACKWELL fundraiser has been named rotarian of the year for his outstanding support and commitment to Nailsea and Backwell Rotary Club.

Roy Ackrill has been involved with many projects giving service to the local neighbourhood and raising funds for community charities, including the Tickenham Walk.

Roy was also responsible for creating a weekly programme of good speakers for the club, ensuring that it ran efficiently, offering technical support to speakers and taking photos at events.

Past president John Glason said: “Roy has been a tower of strength and a great support to me and the whole club.”

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