Lord Lieutenant presents Bravehearts with Queen’s Award

Lord Lieutenant of Wigtownshire John Ross with boxers, coaches and committee members of the Bravehearts Boxing Club.
Lord Lieutenant of Wigtownshire John Ross with boxers, coaches and committee members of the Bravehearts Boxing Club.

The Lord Lieutenant of Wigtown, John Ross, presented the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Whithorn Bravehearts Amateur Boxing Club in a special ceremony at the Steam Packet Hotel, Isle of Whithorn, last Friday evening.

The Bravehearts were given the prestigious award for providing a local boxing club in a rural area.

The Lord Lieutenant of Wigtown, John Ross, said: “I’m absolutely delighted that the outstanding work of this voluntary organisation has been recognised by them being given the highest possible award for such groups.”

Bravehearts’ coach Tom Jolly added: “Bravehearts are extremely proud that we have received an award from her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

“Bravehearts are a close knit family and this award is for all our coaches, committee members, boxers, sponsors and supporters. Well done everyone.”