Veteran Labour Councillor, Terry Aldridge’s long service to the Labour Party has been recognised at the Party’s North West Regional Conference in Blackpool on Saturday 5th November 2011.
Terry’s award was presented to him by Labour Frontbencher, Angela Eagle MP and West Lancashire MP, Rosie Cooper at the regional event.
Terry has been an active member of the Labour Party serving as a Labour Councillor in Skelmersdale on West Lancashire Borough Council, for over 20 years, and Lancashire County Council.
Terry moved to the Digmoor areas of Skelmersdale in 1966 and has raised his family in the town. Terry is also well known across the town having been involved in football teams and with boxing clubs in the town for many years.
Rosie Cooper MP said:
“I am delighted that Terry has received this award from the Labour Party which is thoroughly deserved. He has not only given many years of dedicated service to the party but also to the people of Skelmersdale where he is a councillor and been an active member of the local community.
Terry Aldridge said:
“It is a real honour to receive this award. I was surprised to get the call asking me to attend the conference in Blackpool. It is nice for the party to give me this award. Over the years I have just got on with the job of working hard for the Labour Party and for the people that I represent and I will continue to do so.”