'I just wanted disabled people to be given the same opportunities as everyone else' says award-winning Radlett man (From Borehamwood Times)
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Radlett man wins Hertsmere Civic Award
A dedicated Radlett volunteer who makes a difference to the lives of others was honoured at Hertsmere’s Civic Awards on Saturday night.
Julian Treves Brown, of The Dell, was among nine people who were recognised for their work in the community.
The 44-year-old works as a full-time carer and still has time to be chairman of the Bushey and Watford PHAB (Physically disabled and Able bodied) Club.
The club, which Julian has been involved with for 25 years, organises social activities and events which act as a way of bringing able-bodied and disabled people together.
Julian said: "I just wanted disabled people to be given the same opportunities as everyone else, and for them to have fun and to break down the barriers."
Julian said he was surprised to win the award, as he did not know he was going to receive it until his name was read out at the ceremony.
The PHAB chairman is also a trustee of Lincolnsfields Children’s Centre, a registered children’s charity that provides opportunities for children and adults with or without special needs.