LES WEBBER’S Angling Projects has become the first fishery to be honoured by the Queen after winning The Queens Award For Voluntary Service.

It’s the MBE-equivalent for volunteer groups and are made once-a-year awards to go with the Queen’s honours to celebrate her birthday.

The official citation stated: ‘Les Webber’s Angling Projects providing residential angling and educational courses to schools and local organisations.’

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