The ceremony, held this year at Stockport Town Hall, is for groups or individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the community. Mayor of Stockport Walter Brett was there to present awards to the winning organisations that have helped make Stockport a better place to live.
Robin Burman, Chair of Stockport Homes’ Board said,
“The wonderfully inspiring groups and individuals this year made it an incredibly hard decision for the judging panel. All the nominees help to make Stockport a better place and a great community to live in, and on behalf of Stockport Homes I’d like to thank everyone who took part.”
Please see the winners from the night listed below:
Community Spirit Award This award is for a person who works hard to benefit their neighbourhood or individuals, whether providing support and advice, caring for others or leading a community group to achieve their aims.
Winner: David Greaves
David has been credited with helping to build confidence and bring families together through his dedication and commitment to his fishing group.
Special Recognition: Phoebe Bolland
Phoebe has used her own initiative and worked hard to keep her local community clean and tidy, setting a great example to her peers.
Community Initiative Award This award is to celebrate a group, project, community event or activity that has brought people together, helping to reduce isolation and to make the community safer, greener or healthier.
This group of volunteers dedicate their time to ensuring families don’t feel alone or isolated, providing a wide range of support and opportunities.
Individual Achievement Award This award is to recognise an individual’s commitment to self-development and improvement. They will have worked hard to gain new skills and knowledge to transform their life.
Winner: James Allen
James impressed the judges with his dedication as a volunteer to H3 and those in temporary accommodation, using his passion and enthusiasm to help others explore their creative side.