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Otis rewarded for his 'outstanding' community work in Bury St Edmunds




A community spirited seven-year-old has become the first person to receive a newachievement award.

Otis Bligh received the Outstanding Achievement Award award from Bury in Bloom and the Bury Society, who are keen to acknowledge individual feats in the community.

The award aims to recognise individuals and groups which carry out activities that help to improve the community or environment in Bury St Edmunds .

Martyn Taylor, Bury Society, Otis Bligh, mum Amanda, and, David Irvine, Bury in Bloom. Picture by Mark Westley
Martyn Taylor, Bury Society, Otis Bligh, mum Amanda, and, David Irvine, Bury in Bloom. Picture by Mark Westley

This first certificate was presented to Otis by Martyn Taylor, chair of the Bury Society, for his work clearing up litter at the skate park at Olding Road Bury. He also raised money for two litter bins.

David Irvine co-ordinator of Bury in Bloom, said: “These individual, and often selfless acts are part of what makes Bury the unique and beautiful community it has become and make us all proud to live here.”

Winners’ names will be placed on a‘Role of Honour’ on the Bury in Bloom and The Bury Society.

Email nominations to coordinator@buryinbloom.org.uk

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