Published on 10.05.2014

Mayor honours outstanding achievements of the Civic Award winners for 2013/14

At an award ceremony held on May 7th, the Mayor of Alnwick presented certificates to recipients of the Mayor’s Civic awards for 2013-14.

This year 12 people received an individual civic award and four received group awards.

Mayor, Cllr Bill Grisdale, pictured with Rob Woods and Penny Stewart who received civic awards.

The award winners were people who were all nominated by other residents for their involvement, contribution and dedication to charity work, community participation, sport or voluntary activities.

They are people who, in the most part, quietly make their contribution, and in doing so, make an enormous difference to the lives of many others.

YOUTH CIVIC AWARD WINNERS for 2013/14 were:

  • TERI HALL received an individual civic youth award for her community service activities, including events with the army cadets and helping out at a local nursery.
  • TRISTAN OLIVER received an individual civic youth award for his sports leadership work and fundraising efforts for Cancer Research.
  • DALE VINT received an individual civic youth award for his community service work and his coaching activities with Alnwick Town Football Club.
  • ALISTAIR BATEY received an individual civic youth award for his community service activities including voluntary work with numerous sports activities.
  • CHRIS BOYES received an individual civic youth award for his commitment to community service, especially in area of food and textile technology.
  • ALNWICK YOUNG FIREFIGHTERS received a team civic youth award for the enthusiastic way in which they learn new skills and participate in community events to the benefit of the town.
  • GENERAL CIVIC AWARD WINNERS for 2013/14 were:
  • RAE THOMAS received an individual civic award for the dedicated and caring way in which she nurses and helps in the community.
  • RICHARD STARKS received an individual civic award for his consistent support and assistance with the development of the Bullfield Community Orchard project.
  • CHRIS FRIEND received an individual civic award for his assistance to the community in many ways and in particular for being the drive force behind the Mighty Oaks project.
  • SUE PORTEUS  received an individual civic award for her dedication and assistance to the community of Alnwick through her work in bereavement services.
  • SUSAN BELL  received an individual civic award for her public service and in particular for her efforts to keep the town attractive and clean.
  • PENNY STEWART received an individual civic award for her tremendous fund raising efforts to secure improved facilities at Alnwick Rugby Club.
  • ROB WOODS  received an individual civic award for his voluntary work at Alnwick Cricket Club and in particular for his successful fund raising on their behalf.
  • ALNWICK IN BLOOM TEAM  received a group civic award for their dedication, hard work and commitment to improving the appearance of the town for residents and visitors.
  • ALNWICK HOUSEHOLD WASTE & RECYCLING TEAM received a group civic award for going out of their way to help customers and deliver an excellent service.
  • ALNWICK PLAYHOUSE received a group civic award for helping to maintain the Alnwick Playhouse as a wonderful and valuable community facility.

In closing the Mayor of Alnwick thanked all the award winners for their involvement, dedication and contribution to the community.