LONG-SERVING volunteer Joy Savill has been reinstated as a member of the Promoting Heywood and District Committee and its umbrella groups.
Mrs Savill was elated at the decision, saying it would allow her to do essential work at the Heywood Pioneer Wagon Shed and Museum.
“There is a lot of cataloguing to do of items at the wagon shed,” she said.
It rescinds a decision made in early February by the executive committee to suspend Mrs Savill from being a financial member of Promoting Heywood or any of its umbrella groups for two years.
She had been suspended for bringing Promoting Heywood into disrepute. The shock decision came with no option of appeal or mediation.
It is believed the unveiling of a memorial flagpole plaque in memory of her late husband Milton Savill, near the Pioneer Wagon Shed and Museum during Australia Day celebrations, without approvals from Heywood Parks and Gardens Committee, triggered the suspension.
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