Honouring volunteers who make a difference

Honouring volunteers who make a difference

Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council annually recognise and celebrate the contribution that volunteers make in supporting the community, and improving the quality of life for residents within the borough.

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus pandemic the 'Making a difference' awards have not been able to take place however the Borough Council would like to thank everyone who nominated an individual or group and wish to publically thank and acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all those nominated. Each individual or group who were nominated has been sent a certificate to recognise their contribution.

Nominations for the 2020 Awards were:

Individuals:

Chris Peat

Derek Windybank

Diane Welford

Helen Crouch

Joanne Norwood

Michelle Goodall-Heath

Nik Malbasa

Rhiana Drewery

Jo Coverson

Lisa Wheatley

Hugh Gregory

Louise Rose

Juanita Vogl

Dawn Grantham

Jean Collins

Lisa Wheatley

Nichola Booth

Mathew Hulbert

Angie Goodburn

Groups:

Hinckley Round Table

Queen Bees

West Leicestershire Community First Responders

Markfield Good Neighbour Scheme

Hinckley Mencap

Councillor Keith Lynch, Executive Member for Voluntary and Community Sector at the Borough Council, said: "These awards recognise contributions from some of the many individuals and groups who work tirelessly to assist others who may be more vulnerable or less fortunate - quite simply making life better for our community.

"We are sorry that due to coronavirus restrictions we are unable to celebrate in the normal way but please be assured the work you do truly makes for a better society, and as a council we are extremely proud and grateful for the rich culture of volunteering across our borough – THANK YOU."

Posted: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:30 by Josie Flavell

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