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Hull's Bee Lady to receive Lord Mayor's award

Hull's Bee Lady is set to receive an award from the Lord Mayor recognising her work across the city.

Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Jean Bishop is best known for her black and yellow suit, raising thousands for charities in the city.

The Lord Mayor will be presenting the award at the council meeting at the Guildhall. It isn't the first time Jean has received an award, as Kingston Communications painted a phone box black and yellow in her honour.

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"Bee Lady" Jean and her specially-painted phone box

"Bee Lady" Jean Bishop outside her specially-painted phone box Credit: ITV Yorkshire

She almost ran comedian David Walliams out of Hull when she thought he was stealing her patch, but today Pride Of Britain winner, Bee Lady, Jean Bishop got a landmark that clearly defines her spot.

"Bee Lady" Jean Bishop outside her specially-painted phone box Credit: ITV Yorkshire

One of the city's unique white phone boxes has been painted in black and yellow bumble bee stripes, to recognise the fund-raiser's achievements

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Phone box honour for "Bee Lady" Jean

Jean Bishop Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Jean Bishop, who has earned the nickname of the Bee Lady of Hull for her charity work dressed as a bumble bee, is to be honoured in her home city.

Kingston Communcations , who operate the city's telephone system is to paint one of their unique white phone boxes black and gold.

Jean Bishop with Philip Schofield and Christine Bleakley at the Pride of Britain Awards Credit: ITV News

Last week Jean was honoured at the Pride of Britain Awards for her charity work.