A PLACE TO BE PROUD OF AWARDS

WINNERS 2017

The winners of the Place to be Proud of Awards for 2017 were announced at special evening at The Haymarket on 7th June.

The Awards, sponsored by a range of local businesses and organisations and organised by Destination Basingstoke, included performances from The Basingstoke Academy of Dancing, The Steventon Players and Fairfolk. and was compered by Felicity Edwards from Destination Basingstoke

I am pleased to be Presenting the Awards for the Place to be Proud of and I’ve been amazed and humbled by the achievements of so many people who make Basingstoke the active community it is today”

Felicity Edwards

Festival Place

UNSUNG HERO AWARD

unsung hero

Liz Howe

Runners Up:  Tom Higgs and Keith Brown

BASINGSTOKE AMBASSADOR AWARD

ambassador

Kevin Laing

Runners Up: Beryl Huntingdon and Geoff French

Basingstoke Leisure Park

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT AWARD

arts and ent

That Gallery

Runners Up: Faye Cottrell /Dance Phaze and Tune for Life

VIVID

COMMUNITY PROJECT AWARD
SPONSORED BY VIVID

community project

Night Light Shelter

Runners Up: Monday Music Jam and Greenfingers

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HEALTH & CARE AWARD
SPONSORED BY BMI THE HAMPSHIRE CLINIC

health and care

The Blue Space

Runners Up: St Michael’s Hospice and Naomi House and Jacksplace

Destination Basingstoke

SPORTS HERO AWARD
SPONSORED BY DESTINATION BASINGSTOKE

sport hero

Jim Feighery Murphy

Runners Up: Daisy Coleman and The Amos Family

Destination Basingstoke

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
SPONSORED BY DESTINATION BASINGSTOKE

lifetime achievement

Geoff French

Basingstoke and Deane

INSPIRING TEACHER AWARD
SPONSORED BY BASINGSTOKE AND DEANE BOROUGH COUNCIL

inspiring teacher

Lilijana Jones

Runners Up: Marcus Rutland, Neil Bates and Catherine Pettican

YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD
SPONSORED BY BREEZE AND GAZETTE

young achiever

Tom Lovelock

Runners Up: Callum Savings and Zander West

Destination Basingstoke

JUDGES SPECIAL AWARD
SPONSORED BY DESTINATION BASINGSTOKE

judges special

Ready Emmy Walk