Swimming award for Angus Council

Angus Council staff were amongst a glittering array of guests celebrating the success of the Scottish Aquatic Community at the Glasgow Science Centre recently.

Other guests and nominees included Scottish Silver medal winner at the London Olympic Games Michael Jamieson, Olympians Craig Benson and Robbie Renwick, Scottish diving legend Sir Peter Heatly, and Glasgow 2014 CEO David Grevemberg.

The evening was hosted by Scottish broadcaster Alison Walker. The Kellogg’s Scottish Swimming Swim Active Provider of the Year Award was presented by Bruce Learner, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Partnerships Kellogg Europe, to Lesley Higgins, Assistant Leisure Services Manager (Fitness & Health), Leisure Services at Angus Council, for delivering the most successful Adult Aquatic Participation Programme during the past year.

Angus Council leisure spokesperson, Councillor Jeanette Gaul said: “I am delighted that Angus Council has received this award, which is a tribute to the hard work of staff and those who take part in the classes. We encourage people in Angus of all ages and abilities to take part in sports, including aquatic classes, and hope to continue with this success.”