Jenny gets a Gold Medal

LFB Branch Treasurer (centre) was awarded the NUJ's Gold Badge for her more than 45 years of activist work with the NUJ. There was a surprise presentation at the July Branch meeting.

General Secretary Michelle Stanistreet (right) said Jenny's award was "richly deserved." Jenny said she only joined back in 1973 because she had to - journalism then was a closed shop, with NUJ membership a prerequisite for many jobs.