ARDROSSAN’S Alan Bell, who runs the Scottish Personal Safety Centre, has been presented with the Certificate of Honour at the Palace of Westminster.

The British Citizen Award recognises exceptional individuals who positively impact their communities throughout the country.

Twenty seven extraordinary people have been honoured and celebrated for their positive impact on society, their selfless giving, and their commitment to community.

Alan was honoured for Services to Education with a BCAe and presented with the Certificate of Honour from Davinia Hadley on behalf of Sponsors Specsavers and BCA Patron Dame Mary Perkins.

The award is the nation’s way of recognising extraordinary, everyday people.