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.”