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The Salter Statues Campaign – which led the efforts to restore the stolen statue of Dr Alfred Salter and commission a new statue of Ada Salter on Bermondsey Wall East – was named ‘organisation of the year’ at the Southwark Civic Awards on Saturday.

The Honorary Liberty of the Old Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey was awarded to the following:

  • Paul Charter for 30 years’ service as a school governor.
  • Georgina Cronin for voluntary activity on the Keeton’s Estate.
  • Sue Heath-Downey of the Rotherhithe & Bermondsey Choral Society
  • Brian Hodge of the Canada Water Consultative Forum & broadband campaign
  • Chris Roberts of St James’s Church and School
  • John and Marie Skelton of the Salmon Youth Centre
  • Hulusi Yuruten of the Southwark Cyprus Turkish Association
  • Kaygu Samye Dzong Tibetan Buddhist Centre of Spa Road

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