Hexham honour's Olympian Matt
Last updated at 07:57, Wednesday, 20 February 2013
HEXHAM'S favourite sporting son has had another prestigious award draped around his young shoulders.
For Olympic bronze medal-winning rower Matt Wells has become the youngest person to be appointed an honorary steward and bailiff of Hexham.
The 33-year-old was guest of honour at at a ceremony at the Winter Gardens at Hexham Hydro organised by Hexham Town Council.
First published at 07:56, Wednesday, 20 February 2013
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
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