MBE for Stretford woman who fought 1990s Manchester gun crime

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A STRETFORD woman who galvanised communities against gang culture in the wake of Manchester’s gun crime epidemic has been given Royal recognition.

Angela Jean Lawrence, who receives the MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list, said she ‘cried with joy’ after receiving her letter from Clarence House.

Through ground breaking awareness campaigns, the 50-year-old spearheaded community resilience that helped turn the tide against a surge in gang-related deaths, which saw the city dubbed ‘Gunchester’ in the 1990s.

 

 

http://www.mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/130673695-birthday-remember-queen-honours-five-greater-manchesters-shining-stars

 

 

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