Winners in the Grantham is Great Awards 2012 were revealed tonight (Friday) during a glittering awards ceremony at Belton Woods Hotel.
Shortlisted candidates in nine categories were invited to attend the ceremony in Grantham, organised by the Grantham Journal. Each year, we hold these awards to go some way in recognising the remarkable people who go above and beyond for this town and the people in it.
The 2012 winners are:
Sportsperson of the Year, sponsored by South Kesteven District Council - HANNAH NOUTCH
Runners-up - Carole Foote and Abigail Staff
Carer of the Year, sponsored by The Orders of St John Care Trust - CARL TURNER
Runners-up - Chloe Fardell and Kath Gadd
Child Achiever, sponsored by the National Trust - GEORGIA AND JESSICA BAXTER
Runners-up - Robert Brown and Morgana Maganinho
Top Teacher, sponsored by Moy Park - BARRY PAGE, a former teacher of Cliffedale Primary School
Runners-up - Jamie Grossmith from Belton Lane Primary School and Nicola Swaby from Earl of Dysart Primary School.
Best Volunteer, sponsored by Ramada Grantham - TINA DEMONTE
Runners-up - Sue Newbatt and Helen Turner
Senior Achiever, sponsored by Gonerby Moor Property and Gardening Services - GODFREY MACKINDER
Runners-up - John Asher and Peter Jackson
Caring Neighbour, sponsored by Asda - ANN RICH
Runners-up - Bruce Wells and Kath Gadd
Youth Achiever, sponsored by Viking Signs - RORY KOPER
Runner-up - Laura Graves
Local Hero, sponsored by Downtown - SUE HARRIS
Runners-up - Kelly and Jason Spavins, John Knowles and Adam Lorne
Headline sponsor was Asda.
The Overall Achiever Award was sponsored by Belton Woods Hotel.
Table decorations were sponsored by Centrebus.
* For full coverage of this year’s big event, see Friday’s Journal.