Thank you to everyone who submitted a nominations for the Neighbourhood Network’s annual awards. The NN Team and trustees are honoured that so many of you value the annual awards and embrace taking part.
We would love to award each and every member group for the amazing work they do, but unfortunately that cannot be the case. Below are the winners and shortlisted entries for each section:
2017 Awards Shortlist
Community Group/Association/Watch of the Year
Celebrating the coming together of individuals to collectively make a difference and bring positive changes to a community.
Winner: Kingswood Cycle Club
Engaging with the Young Award
Projects engaging with young people to bring about positive changes for them and the areas that they live and play.
Winner: Vulcan Boxing Centre
Engaging with Older People Award
Projects that work with older people to bring about positive changes for them in their daily lives.
Winner: David Rust
Community Champion of the Year
An individual’s significant contribution to a community/project.
Winner: Sunaksli Family & Friends
For 2017 the NN Managers and Trustees decided to award two additional accolades to its member groups:
Neighbourhood Watch Contribution Award
Presented to those groups or individuals that have embraced the ethos of Neighbourhood Watch and are striving to make a positive difference to their neighbourhoods.
Winners: Berkeley Street Neighbourhood Watch & Parklands Neighbourhood Watch
Above and Beyond Award
Presented to those individuals/agencies/groups that the Neighbourhood Network team have come across in their work and go the extra mile for the communities that they serve:
Winners: Eternal Benefits & John and Shirley Klein from Clough Road Alottments