Town Councillor Mrs Gwen Baty receives her British Empire Medal

On Tuesday 25th April Councillor Mrs Gwen Baty received her British Empire Medal from Vice Lord Lieutenant, Sir Brooke Boothby at the Mansion House in Cardiff in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Mrs Monica Walsh.  Councillor Mrs Baty was accompanied by members of her family.

The British Empire Medal was awarded to Councillor Mrs Baty by Her Majesty the Queen in the New Year Honours List 2017, in recognition of her voluntary services to the community of Cowbridge and Llanblethian.  The nomination made particular reference to her work over the years with young people and the elderly. 

Councillor Mrs Baty has served on the Cowbridge with Llanblethian Town Council for more than 20 years, as Mayor on three separate occasions. 

In June Councillor Mrs Baty will be attending a Royal Garden Party at Buckingham Palace, she will be accompanied by her son Geraint.