After more than 25 years of dedicated service, Jenny Hursell, the Clerk to Southwold Town Council, has been made an MBE in the 2012 New Year’s Honours list in recognition of her long years of service to Southwold’s community.
Ms Hursell began her role as Clerk on 1st October 1985, and retired in June 2011. During her 25 year service she played key roles in the Millennnium Hall project, Reydon Corps of Drums and Southwold Primary School.
She became secretary of Southwold’s Millennium Foundation and continued to be heavily involved in many local charities.
The MBE represents the end of a significant year for Ms Hursell, who became a grandmother twice as well as retiring and publishing her first book, Southwold Street Names.