A PLACE TO BE PROUD OF AWARDS

WINNERS 2018

The winners of the Place to be Proud of Awards for 2018 were announced at special evening at The Haymarket on 6th June.

The Awards, sponsored by a range of local businesses and organisations and organised by Destination Basingstoke, included performances from Dance Phaze and In Yer Face Productions, and was compered by ptwice previous award winner and 19 times world rowing record holder, Dave Holby Wolinski

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

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Jackie Keep

Runners Up:  Dilys Buchan & Beryl Huntingdon

YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD

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Tasharna Stapleton

Runners Up: Jack Hempstead & Tasharna Stapleton

Basingstoke Leisure Park

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Place to be Proud 18

Hampshire OktoberFest

Runners Up: Allan Shepherd & Basingstones

face tv 200

COMMUNITY PROJECT

Place to be Proud 18

Helping Hands for the Blind

Runners Up: Ark Riders, M3 Job Club, Basingstoke Foodbank

bmi logo 200

HEALTH & CARE AWARD

Place to be Proud 18

The Memory Box Project

Runners Up: The Singing Dentist & Hampshire Hospitals’ Befrienders

Basingstoke Together logo

BUSINESS & COMMUNITY

Place to be Proud 18

The Champion Group

Runners Up: Wote Street People & Lamb Brooks Solicitors

BDBC 200

INSPIRATIONAL TEACHER

Place to be Proud 18

Lynsey Spillane

Runners Up: Kamila Bien & Ben Alnutt

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VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

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Tasharna Stapleton

Runners Up: Paul Hyde, Angela Carpenter, Jackie Keep

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Place to be Proud 18

Graham Kent

Destination Basingstoke

JUDGES SPECIAL AWARD

Place to be Proud 18

Carnegie Lewis