Hard work and dedication has resulted in Silloth Rotary Club receiving an international award.

The club has worked throughout the pandemic to help the community and the group has been awarded the International 2019-2020 Rotary Citation Platinum.

Proud to be given the award and the recognition, president Owen Martin said: “It’s an incredible honour for us to receive this award, it’s testament to the amazing work Rotary and its volunteers carry out in Silloth and around the world.

“I would like to personally thank each and every person for their continued support.”

The club has given special thanks to all the people who have volunteered through the Covid-19 pandemic.

A spokesman for the town council said: “We would like to congratulate Silloth Rotary Club for its recent 2019-2020 Rotary Citation Platinum Award which recognises all its work throughout the year.

“The club and its volunteers played a valuable role during the pandemic in helping the local community and the town council was happy to provide a grant of £2,000 to support its work.”