Golden moment for Alice

Pictured is Alison (right) with friends.

Pictured is Alison (right) with friends.

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Local girl, Alice Gallagher had an appointment with Royalty recently when she was presented with her Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award at a ceremony in Edinburgh.

Alice, who lives at Aldbar received the award from the Duke of Edinburgh himself when she travelled to Holyroodhouse on July 3. Alice worked her way through the Bronze and Silver awards before moving on to the Gold Award while attending Wallace High School in Stirling. She completed various challenges including an 80km hike from Dalwhinnie to Fort William, supporting a dance school at Aberdeen University and attending a residential course on teaching English as a foreign language in the Czech Republic.

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