Vol­un­teers given top hon­ours

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

DED­I­CATED vol­un­teers who make a dif­fer­ence to the lives of peo­ple across the bor­ough have been cel­e­brated at a spe­cial awards cer­e­mony.

Forty-nine in­di­vid­u­als and eight teams were nom­i­nated for help­ing oth­ers and the win­ners were thanked by Mayor of Hilling­don, Cather­ine Dann.

“The Hilling­don Vol­un­teer Awards shine a light on the tire­less ef­forts of the bor­ough’s vol­un­teers – peo­ple who can­not be thanked enough for their hard work, ded­i­ca­tion and self­less­ness,” she said.

“With­out them, im­por­tant com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tions that have a real im­pact on lo­cal peo­ple’s lives would not ex­ist.”

The awards were or­gan­ised by Hilling­don Coun­cil, Hilling­don In­ter Faith Net­work, Hilling­don As­so­ci­a­tion of Vol­un­tary Ser­vices, Dove­tail Com­mu­nity Out­reach and Uxbridge Col­lege and were spon­sored by Bri­tish Air­ways. The win­ners were: Em­pow­er­ing Young Peo­ple – Andy Mor­ris, Hilling­don Vol­un­teer Po­lice Cadets Team – Vic­tim Support Hilling­don Young Vol­un­teer – Robert Clark, Age UK Hilling­don

Com­mu­nity Vol­un­teer Win­ner – Karen Hunt, Hilling­don Brain Tu­mour Group

Com­mu­nity Vol­un­teer Highly Com­mended – Steven Malone, Hilling­don Out­door Ac­tiv­i­ties Cen­tre

Com­mu­nity Vol­un­teer Highly Com­mended – Wyn Ri­d­ley, Age UK Hilling­don

Long Term Com­mit­ment to Vol­un­teer­ing – Pam Mont­gomery, Michael So­bell Hospice

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.