Rona
Rona with her husband David

On Thursday 22 March 2018 Rona Laycock received a well-deserved award at the Cheltenham Arts Council Ceremony held at the Playhouse theatre. This was for her service as former Chair of the Gloucestershire Writers’ Network, highlighting her work over several years in running the annual competition and associated prizewinners’ event for The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival.