FIVE loyal members of Huddersfield Light Opera Company have been rewarded for their service.
Medals went to Tim Collins (35 years' service), Gina Cook (30 years) and Fred Shaw, Judith Hollingworth and Julia Garbutt (all 25 years).
They were presented with the National Operatic and Dramatic Association honours during the society's annual meeting at its offices in Dundas Street.
The society is staging two productions at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. Red Riding Hood is from January 8 to 15 next year, followed by Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, from April 18 to 23.
Officers elected were: president, Richard Hey; general manager, Sylvia Collins; business manager, Jean Boyd; stage director, Chris Brearley; treasurer, Shirley Ward; secretary, Wendy Taylor.