Councillors praise Danderhall’s golden bowler

Davie Peacock from Danderhall (left) was the only Midlothian medal winner at Glasgow 2014
Davie Peacock from Danderhall (left) was the only Midlothian medal winner at Glasgow 2014

A motion was raised at last week’s Midlothian Council meeting congratulating Danderhall bowler Davie Peacock on his gold medal success at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the only Midlothian athlete to pick up a medal.

Councillor Alex Bennett (Lab) said: “I take great delight in moving this motion, I have known David all his life, he was born and brought up in Danderhall. He has been a credit to Midlothian. It was great that he won the gold and he is chuffed to bits. I think the council should write a letter to him as the only person from Midlothian to win a medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to congratulate him.”

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