MBE for WI Jackie

Jackie Cheetham
Jackie Cheetham

A MEMBER of North Kelsey WI has been honoured in the New Years Honours.

Jackie Cheetham, who lives at Broughton, has been the County Chairman of Lincolnshire North for the past seven years and has received her award for ‘voluntary service to the Women’s Institute in Lincolnshire’.

“I thought someone was having a joke with me when I got the letter,” she said, “but it was all true.”

Fellow WI member and Rasen Mail reporter Dianne Tuckett was delighted to hear the news.

“Jackie is a fantastic ambassador for the WI and works tirelessly on its behalf,” she said.

“She thoroughly deserves this honour - well done Jackie.”

Read the full story in this week’s Rasen Mail - out on Wednesday.