BackAncoats Dispensary Trust co-founder Linda Carver wins Unsung Hero award at Manchester Shield awards evening

Last night Linda Carver, co-founder of Ancoats Dispensary Trust, won the Unsung Hero award at the inaugural Manchester Shield awards held at the Star and Garter. The awards evening featured several categories which Ancoats Dispensary was nominated for.

Linda said ’I am overwhelmed by this vote as don’t see myself as any kind of hero/heroine but beginning to get used to it and could very well embrace this and become unbearable! Thanks to Manchester Shield and those who voted - bring it on.’

Manchester Shield is a user inspired civic movement that seeks to empower citizens in Manchester by promoting their collaboration in a better built environment and city.

The month-long nominations period attracted 648 votes.