The winner of Living Streets Charles Maher Award - Walking Champion 2020 is Pauline Johnston of Levenshulme in Manchester
Pauline is recognised for her involvement in helping Levenshulme develop the first community led ‘Filtered Neighbourhood’ for the Bee Network, Cycling and Walking Commissioner Chris Boardman’s active travel plan for Greater Manchester.
Living Streets’ annual Charles Maher Award recognises an individual, Local Group or organisation that has campaigned to get more people walking in their area.
Named to commemorate long-standing member and campaigner Charles Maher who left a significant legacy to the charity, our award celebrates the impact and creativity that campaigners have on their local streets every year.
Pauline, middle, with last year's winner, Brenda Puech (left), and Dame Jane Roberts, Chair of Living Streets