Geoff named ‘community champion’

Community champion

Community champion

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A Nelson builder who successfully fought cancer has been named as a “community champion” by a leading charity.

Geoff Whittaker, of Barkerhouse Road, was taking part in a collection at Asda in Colne, when he was surprised by the iflorist and Rosemere Foundation teams.

iflorist, based in Accrington Road, Burnley, provided gifts for Geoff, including a bouquet of flowers and a bottle of red wine, after he was named one of Rosemere’s ‘Community Champions’ in the build up to Volunteers Week, which starts on Sunday.


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