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Canterbury has three new Freemen of the City

PUBLISHED: 19:26 14 February 2015 | UPDATED: 19:26 14 February 2015

Freeman Paul Barrett, Sheriff of Canterbury Cllr Tony Austin, Freeman Amanda Cottrell, Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Ann Taylor and Freeman Sir Graeme Odgers

Freeman Paul Barrett, Sheriff of Canterbury Cllr Tony Austin, Freeman Amanda Cottrell, Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Ann Taylor and Freeman Sir Graeme Odgers

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Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell and Sir Graeme Odgers received the award in recognition of their "outstanding contribution to the life and wellbeing of the city of Canterbury" at a special Guildhall ceremony

Canterbury has three new Freemen of the City following a special ceremony at the city’s Guildhall. Paul Barrett, Amanda Cottrell and Sir Graeme Odgers received the award in recognition of their “outstanding contribution to the life and wellbeing of the city of Canterbury.” Paul Barrett is md of Barretts of Canterbury Limited, Chairman of C4B, a Trustee of Canterbury Cathedral and a Corporation Member of Canterbury College. He is a Kent Ambassador and also represents Canterbury’s economic interests on the Kent and Medway Economic Partnership. Amanda Cottrell is a former High Sheriff of Kent, Chairman of Visit Kent and a Trustee of Canterbury Cathedral. 
She is a Deputy Lieutenant of Kent, Patron of Produced in Kent, County President of the Girl Guides Association and President of the East Kent Stroke Association. Sir Graeme Odgers was the founding Chairman of the Marlowe Theatre Development Trust and is the past Chairman of Locate in Kent and past Chairman of the Kent Economic Board. He is also a Deputy Lieutenant and holds the Kent Invicta Award. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at The Beaney Art Museum & Library.

PICTURES BY: ROBERT BERRY

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