Here are your winners of the Pride of Whittlesey awards
- Credit: RWT Photography/Fenland Youth Radio
The winners of the latest Pride of Whittlesey awards have been announced.
Organisers Fenland Youth Radio announced the winners on Sunday, April 18 during a virtual ceremony on YouTube and on their Facebook page due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Ten awards were on offer for the 2020 awards, with one award confirming a joint-winner.
Over 50 nominations and 120 messages of support were received for the event also supported by Whittlesey Town Council as those in the town and surrounding area were recognised for their work during the pandemic.
Here is the full list of winners for the Pride of Whittlesey 2020 awards:
Primary school champion/volunteer, sponsored by the Lincolnshire Co-op
- Phoebe Ockendon
- 1 Thousands descend on Chatteris as town lights up for Christmas
- 2 Pedestrian killed crossing road
- 3 'White van man' crashes into rail bridge
- 4 East Cambs Council bins green waste collections for seven weeks
- 5 Auditor who fell ill on eve of farmgate report not returning to council
- 6 Michaela’s horrific ordeal: ‘My partner threatened to slit my throat and bury me alive’
- 7 Check before you travel ahead of major upgrade, commuters warned
- 8 Health chiefs call for action amid rise in sexually transmitted infections
- 9 ‘We try to think outside the box’ - Alpacas pay a visit to care home
- 10 Young man dies on B645 near St Neots following a head-on crash
Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by Hallatt Group Ltd
- Sue and Joe Jennings
Helping hands, sponsored by Whittlesey & District Lions
- Danny Bowyer
Environment champion, sponsored by Jones Bros
- Whittlesey Street Pride
Outstanding sporting achievement, sponsored by Whittlesey Sports Association
- Janette Bowden
Business community champion, sponsored by Whittlesey & District Business Forum
- Colin & Michelle Wilson, The Falcon Hotel
Community wellbeing champion or group, sponsored by Vesuvio Italian Restaurant
- Deborah Slator
Secondary school champion/volunteer, sponsored by JCH Hallatt Ltd, Plant Hire/Groundworks
- Joint-winners Ellie Nicholls and Frankie Newbatt
Community group/project or initiative, sponsored by Discovering Magazines
- Helping Whittlesey
Lifetime community hero, sponsored by Social Echo
- Mick Cooke.
There were also nominees who won 'highly commended' awards:
- Chris Newman
- Emmilee Wardley
- Freddie Johnson
- Gill Lawrence
- Imogen Mutimer
- Graham Sharman
- Jackie Prebble
- Jenson Brannigan
- Lilly Burnett-Shephard.