Council leader in new Olympics role

THE Leader of East Lindsey District Council has been awarded a prestigious national position on one of the UK’s most influential cultural committees.

Coun Doreen Stephenson has been selected to sit on the Local Government Association’s Culture, Tourism and Sport Programme Board.

The Board’s role is to ensure the UK delivers a world class visitor experience during the 2012 Olympic games.

Coun Stephenson said she is ‘delighted’ with her new role.