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Honours for Ipswich men

PUBLISHED: 17:12 25 June 2002 | UPDATED: 12:08 03 March 2010

TWO Ipswich men have been honoured for their long service to the people of the town.

The Rotary Club of Ipswich East has awarded the Rotary Community and Vocational Service Award to Graham Bailey and Henry Lunney.

TWO Ipswich men have been honoured for their long service to the people of the town.

The Rotary Club of Ipswich East has awarded the Rotary Community and Vocational Service Award to Graham Bailey and Henry Lunney.

Graham Bailey was chosen for his unswerving dedication as chairman of Orwell Patterns for Living and Genesis – a charity helping people with learning disabilities.

Mr Bailey was instrumental in setting up the Genesis centre where the disabled work with the able-bodied to produce furniture and pottery.

Henry Lunney, of Karen Close, Ipswich, was recognised for his long pastoral service.

He has served as Suffolk County Scout Chaplain since 1976 and worked in different roles in Westerfield Parish from 1974 to 1997.

Mr Lunney has also enjoyed long working relationships with Ipswich Victim Support, Friends of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, the Diocesan Property Committee and the Rotary Club itself.


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