Angus property director is ‘champion of the community’

Pictured is Roddy Maxwell with the rest of D Divison receiving their certificates at the Celebration of Community Volunteers Awards. Pictured left to right are: Eric Hill, David Wilson, Sgt Amanda Nicolson, David Buchan and Roddy Maxwell.

Pictured is Roddy Maxwell with the rest of D Divison receiving their certificates at the Celebration of Community Volunteers Awards. Pictured left to right are: Eric Hill, David Wilson, Sgt Amanda Nicolson, David Buchan and Roddy Maxwell.

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An Angus property director has been called a “champion of the community” after he was awarded for his dedication in keeping the public safe.

Roddy Maxwell, property director at Wardhaugh Property, received a special award for his services to the community at the Kinross-shire Celebration of Community Volunteers Awards on September 28.

Having patrolled the streets and prevented crime for almost 25 years as a volunteer Special Constable with Police Scotland, Roddy received the award in celebration of his hard work and dedication in keeping the residents and visitors to Kinross-shire safe and for making the area a better place to live.

Recognised alongside his colleagues from D Division; Duncan Dow, Eric Hill, David Wilson and David Buchan, the volunteers were praised for having a combined total of 113 years’ service in the community.

As well as his work as a Special Constable, Roddy has more than 25 years’ experience selling properties in the Angus area. He has been property director at Wardhaugh Property for almost four years.

The Angus lettings and estate agency has offices in both Forfar and Arbroath.

Amanda Wiewiorka, managing director of Wardhaugh Property, said: “Everyone at Wardhaugh is so pleased for Roddy, he has dedicated such a great amount his time to his duties as a Special Constable and has contributed so much to keeping the community safe.

“We are extremely proud of his achievements and can’t think of anyone more deserving of the recognition; he really is a champion of the community!”

The Special Constabulary is a part-time, volunteer body consisting of officers with similar powers to that of police officers. Special Constables work alongside police officers.