A COMMUNITY stalwart has received recognition for her efforts.

Anne Arana has been presented with the Cross Roads Bowling Club Gordon Daley Trophy.

The trophy is awarded annually – in memory of a former bowler, who died in 2005 – to an individual in salute of his or her achievements, either within bowls or the community generally.

Anne was recognised for her "tireless hard work" on behalf of the Friends of Cross Roads Park, Lees Methodist Church groups and wider community.

The presentation was made at the first Lees Methodist Church coffee morning of the year by Councillor Tito Arana, chair of Haworth, Cross Roads & Stanbury Parish Council – and her son!

Richard Hargreaves, for the bowling club, said: "A rather surprised and slightly emotional Anne said she was delighted to accept the award, but thanked all her friends and teams who support her in the duties she undertakes."