Barbara is community champion
Barbara Abbott, secretary to the Ashes Playing Field Trust, has been recognised for her decades of services to Howden.
Barbara was nominated for the Champion Citizen Award at Selby and Goole Community Pride Awards, sponsored by Drax Power Station
And at the ceremony on Thursday November 12, held at Drax, Barbara was named as the 2015 winner.
Chris Dalton, chairman of the Ashes Playing Field Trust, said: “This is thoroughly deserved after being secretary for the Ashes Trust for the last 25 years.
“She also spent some 20 years as Secretary to Howden Show, and is one of the unsung heroes of our community.”