Letters to the editor: Give Dave an OBE

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Dave Denton cake and cheers
Dave Denton has been cleaning the windows of Bedford businesses for 67 years.

Dear editor,

Regarding your story about Dave Denton (81-year-old Bedford window cleaner honoured at surprise party)

This chap is an inspiration to the younger generation and has taught them one thing; bloody hard work – which is what they cannot grasp or understand.

Am I being unfair or un-pc? Probably.

l think he deserves an OBE.

l think call me Dave [the mayor] should start the ball rolling for an award as well!

Nick Bowers
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