There was much excitement at the Grantham is Great Awards tonight (Tuesday).
Held in the Guildhall theatre and presented by Journal editor Paul Richardson, the awards celebrated our community heroes with categories ranging from Local Hero to Child Achiever.
Well done to all those who took part.
Coverage and videos will go online tomorrow, with full coverage featured in Friday’s Journal.
Here is the list of winners and runners-up:
Winner - Leon Brackenbury
Runners-up - Amberly and Elise Johnson, and Jessica Churchill
Winner - Laura Graves
Runners-up - Annabelle Gascoyne and Georgina Haude
Outright winner - Lol Pickin
Winner - Kath Gadd
Runners-up - Bruce Wells, Barrie Cox and Chloe Johnson
Winner - Emma Harkins of Huntingtower Primary School
Runners-up - Jamie Grossmith of Belton Lane Primary School and Jane Anderson of Little Gonerby Infant School
Joint winners - Jackie Whatley and Nigel Parker
Runners-up - Susan Newbatt and Roy Wright
CARER OF THE YEAR
Winner - Zenda Dempster
Runners-up - Brittany Ford and Kath Gadd
SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR
Winner - Josh Brown
Runners-up - Hannah Noutch and Laura Graves
Winner - Jackie Whatley
Runners-up - Mark Angeloni and Canon Christopher Andrews