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South Derbyshire CVS and Swadlincote & District Chamber of Trade present the

South Derbyshire Community Awards 2017

Click here to download our Summary Report of the 2017 South Derbyshire Community Awards (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Sponsored by  Toyota Manufacturing UK Logo


And the Winners are...

At our Awards Ceremony on 13 October the South Derbyshire Community Awards 2017 Winners and Runners-Up were announced.  Congratulations!  

Long Service Award

Sponsored by Pro-Medical 2002 Ltd

To recognise a volunteer who has given their time and energy over a number of years, and who has made a big difference to their organisation or community.

WINNER: Mick Lunn (Friends of Eureka Park)

RUNNERS UP: Alison Flint (Treetops Hospice), Allan Jeffrey (South Derbyshire CVS)

Long Service Award winner and runners upLong Service Award winner Mick Lunn

Unsung Hero

Sponsored by Clive's Candles

For a volunteer who goes above or beyond for their community, or who makes a special contribution but never seems to get the recognition they deserve.

WINNER: John Harvey (Church Gresley Community)

RUNNERS UP: Joy Law (South Derbyshire CVS), Betty Shipton (Different Strokes)

Unsung Hero winner and runners upUnsung Hero winner John Harvey

Young Volunteer of the Year

Sponsored by David Wain Insurance

To recognise a young person under the age of 25 who has shown enthusiasm and commitment to an organisation or cause, and made a real difference.

WINNER: Kai Higham (Shoutout)

RUNNERS UP: Tom Ephgrave (Hilton Youth Group), Aiden Lee Hallam (Citizens Advice South Derbyshire)

Young Volunteer winner and runners up3b Young Volunteer

Volunteer Team of the Year

Sponsored by Mercia Marina

For a great volunteer team that  stands out for its commitment and hard work, that has made a real impact on the community.

WINNER: South Derbyshire CVS Befriending Volunteers

RUNNERS UP: Hilton Youth Group, The HOOVER Group (Help Our Own Village Eradicate Rubbish)

4a Volunteer Team

Compassionate Company

Sponsored by Swadlincote and District Chamber of Trade

For a local business in South Derbyshire that has made a real and positive difference to our local community, by supporting a cause, or giving time and skills, or through going ‘over and above’ to make services accessible and friendly to those in need.

WINNER: The Dance & Music Centre

RUNNERS UP: Bluebell Tea Rooms, The Railway Inn

Compassionate Company winner and runners up

Local Charity or Voluntary Group

Sponsored by Timms Solicitors

To recognise the great work done by voluntary and community organisations across South Derbyshire which have made a real difference. 

WINNER: Bank House

RUNNERS UP: Different Strokes, Shoutout

6a Voluntary Group all

Toyota Special Award

To recognise the special contribution of one of the nominees

WINNER: Betty Shipton

7 Special Award


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For more information about the South Derbyshire Community Awards contact the South Derbyshire CVS Development Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01283 219761

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