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West Norfolk parish clerk receives medal honour





A West Norfolk parish clerk has received a British Empire Medal (BEM) for serving her community for more than half a century.

Janet Lake, of Brancaster parish council, was presented with the medal by the Lord-Lieutenant for Norfolk, Richard Jewson, at a ceremony in Norwich last week.

Janet Lake receiving her British Empire Medal. Photo: SUBMITTED. (2045390)
Janet Lake receiving her British Empire Medal. Photo: SUBMITTED. (2045390)

Mrs Lake took on the role as clerk in 1966 and was the guest of honour at a reception to mark 50 years in 2016.

She is pictured with Mr Jewson and other BEM recipients.

Photo: SUBMITTED.



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