Anne Esslemont was presented with a Laurel award by Andrea Simon at a surprise party organised by her Rangers to mark the occasion.
At Newcastle’s AGM two awards were presented to leaders.
Cath Dixon was presented with the chief commissioners award for her enthusiasm to Guiding. Meggan Coleby Dixon received the first ever region Crown award.
Rachel Lamond being presented with a Laurel award at the county annual review.
In 2017 Laurel award recipients were: Christine Shovlin, Sue Mackay, Fran Rabone and Alison Graydon.
Chief Commissioner award to Thelma Brown.