A GLASGOW woman has been recognised for her work in tackling bullying at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Lorraine Glass from anti-bullying charity respectme received the Individual Champion award at the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation Champion Awards on Thursday November 19.

Lorraine said: “I’m truly thrilled to receive the 2020 Champion award – which came as a complete surprise."

“It’s particularly special to receive the award during Anti Bullying Week, during which we’ve launched a new campaign that will see adults and young people come together to create meaningful anti-bullying strategies. It’s also a great excuse to get dressed up and celebrate some good news during these challenging times.”

The award is a testament to the work Lorraine has done shaping anti-bullying policy and promoting a partnership approach between all 32 local authorities in Scotland.

The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation was founded by England Rugby player Ben Cohen upon losing his father after he stood up to workplace bullying.

Respectme is Scotland's anti-bullying service and was founded in 2007. They work with