Villages snub Queen to honour Ray

VILLAGERS have today snubbed the Queen – in favour of a man who was at the heart of their community for decades.Residents in the twin Trimleys were proposing to name a road in honour of the Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

By Richard Cornwell

VILLAGERS have today snubbed the Queen – in favour of a man who was at the heart of their community for decades.

Residents in the twin Trimleys were proposing to name a road in honour of the Her Majesty's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

But now they have decided to abandon the idea, and instead have decided to call it Howlett Way, as a

tribute to local historian Ray Howlett, who lived all his life in the villages and was devoted to them.

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