THE organiser of Goring’s diamond jubilee celebrations has been honoured for services to the community.
Ron Bridle, of Cleeve Road, was awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours.
The 67-year-old has lived in Goring for 35 years and has been involved in numerous projects.
Mr Bridle helped to launch the Goring Gap News magazine in the Eighties and to run it for 12 years.
He was involved with the Goring and Streatley cubs for more than 30 years and ran their district chess tournament.