Video: Winners receive their Grantham is Great trophies

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Watch our Grantham is Great winners receive their trophies at the Journal’s awards night in St Wulfram’s Church on Friday.

Journal Group Editor Mark Edwards presented the awards. He said: “There was a fantastic atmosphere and everyone certainly seemed to enjoy the evening.

Grantham is Great Awards 2015: Service to Sport

Grantham is Great Awards 2015: Service to Sport

“The Journal team is incredibly proud of these awards and the recognition they give to so many worthwhile causes and projects, not to mention the community heroes behind them.

“Thanks must go to our award sponsors, to Father Stuart Cradduck for allowing us to hold the event in the beautiful St Wulfram’s Church, and to every person who made a nomination.”

** Don’t miss the upcoming series of The Big Interview in the Journal, featuring Q&As with winners in this year’s awards.

Your 2015 community heroes are:

** Service to Sport Award

Winner: Darren Bicknell

Runners-up: Bill Berridge and Abigail Staff

** Child Achiever Award

Winners: Poppy Little-Jones, Chelsey Darby, Ben Leonard, Steven Carter and Holly Needham.

** Youth Achiever Award

Winners: William Hawkes and Hayley Milne

** Super Senior Award

Winners: Richard and Eileen Kelham

Runners-up: Trevor Leeson and David and Ursula Brown

** Community Hero Award

Winners: Tom and Janet Baker

Runners-up: Katie Bennington, Rosemary and Francis Haw, and Sharon Evans

** Community Project of the Year

Winner: Grantham Rivercare

Runners-up: Newton the Easter Bunny and his gang, Grantham Lynx Swimming Club and Grantham Passage

** Emergency Services Award

Winners: Kiki Steel and Tim Nuttall

Runner-up: Ben Selby

** Compassion in Care Award

Winner: Carl Copus

Runners-up: Grantham Hospital staff

** Best School Star

Winner: Graham Burks

Runners-up Ken Shelbourn and Karen Burrows

** Service with a Smile Award

Winner: Kevin Young

Runners-up: Nicola Meadows, Raven Harmon and Debbie O’Keefe

** Local Hero Award

Winner: Ian Selby

Runners-up: Irvin Metcalf and Grantham Disabled Children Society