The West Berkshire Council Community Champion Awards recognise the valuable contribution local residents make to West Berkshire. Nominations are now open for 2019.
There are four awards:
- The Pat Eastop Junior Citizen of the Year Award
- Volunteer of the Year
- Community Group of the Year
- Lifetime Achievement Award
The Junior Citizen Award has been awarded since 2001 and was renamed in 2014 after Mrs Pat Eastop MBE who had played a significant role from its inception. The other categories were introduced to acknowledge the wider community.
The criteria for each award category are set out below:
- The Pat Eastop Junior Citizen of the Year Nomination Guidance [23kb]
- Volunteer of the Year Nomination Guidance [27kb]
- Community Group of the Year Nomination Guidance [30kb]
- Lifetime Achievement Nomination Guidance [24kb]
Nominate your winner online now! Nominations close on 25 October 2019.
Winners details will also be recorded in an exclusive book called the “Roll of Civic Award” which will be available for future generations to review. The book will be available to view at the West Berkshire Council Market Street Officers.
Pat Eastop Junior Citizen Award: Kieren Nailer and highly commended – Emily Curtis
Volunteer of the Year: Janet Wood and highly commended – Sue Bennett
Community Group of the Year: Joint winners – Burghfield Santas and Pangbourne Dementia Friends and highly commended – Kennet District Scout Council and the Newbury Street Pastors
Lifetime Achievement Award: Graham Reeves and highly commended – Helen Relf, Mike Hart and Graham Plank