VIDEO: Freedom of the Borough for Sarah Stevenson MBE

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It was an emotional occasion for Sarah Stevenson MBE as she received the Freedom of the Borough accolade.

The Doncaster taekwondo champ and Olympic medallist has entered an elite club becoming one of only 12 Freeman in Doncaster - the highest honour the council can bestow.

Sarah Stevenson receives the Freedom of Doncaster at the Mansion House.  L/r Stephen Jennings (Sarah's husband), Jo Miller, Chief Executive Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council,  Sarah Stevenson, Cllr Eddie Dobbs, Doncaster Civic Mayor and Gary Sykes (who nominated Sarah for the award).   Picture: Malcolm Billingham

Sarah Stevenson receives the Freedom of Doncaster at the Mansion House. L/r Stephen Jennings (Sarah's husband), Jo Miller, Chief Executive Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, Sarah Stevenson, Cllr Eddie Dobbs, Doncaster Civic Mayor and Gary Sykes (who nominated Sarah for the award). Picture: Malcolm Billingham

Civic Mayor Eddie Dobbs said: “It is a privilege to be part of the ceremony to honour Sarah with the Freedom of the Borough.

“She is an inspiration for young people, an ambassador for sport to local schools and martial arts clubs across Doncaster and is truly a worthy recipient of this recognition.”

 

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