2016 Winners

Celebrating our Community Champions 2016

Here are our 2016 NK Community Champions.

Young Achiever

Christina Creedon from Silk Willoughby – for her care, consideration and commitment in broad ranging ways to raise awareness of autism and stand up to bullies.

Contribution to Arts & Culture

John Crouch from North Hykeham – for amazing voluntary contributions towards motivating young musicians through more than 30 years of dedication through the group Jazz Vehicle.

Community Business

Hill Holt Wood at Norton Disney – for extensive engagement in the provision of community resources and facilities and support of a range of community projects; and also Branston Ltd in Branston – for significant investment in children’s educational resources and local community projects.    

Contribution to Sport

Angela Morley from Dunston – for dedication and commitment in championing the Special Olympics and enabling broad sports participation.

Contribution to a Better Environment

Friends of Mareham Pastures at Sleaford – a small volunteer group which over 13 years has transformed an old tip into a much-valued nature reserve.

Contribution to Sustainable Transport

Charlie Kinloch from North Hykeham - for all of his promotion of all sustainable transport options among colleagues in North Hykeham.

Contribution to Health & Wellbeing

Debbie Jones, from Sleaford – for her energetic dedication to the Beyond the Blues mental health wellbeing group.

Community Spirit

Ian Kendrick from Waddington – for an enormous range of expressions of community support ranging from low-key neighbourliness to leading health walks; and also to Barbara and the late Keven Roberts from South Rauceby – recognising their joint commitment and mutual support in a range of charitable endeavours, notably North Hykeham Sailabilty and Sleaford Talking Newspaper.

Chairman's Award

Connor Robson, Luke Callow, George Brickles and Oliver Self from Sleaford - recognised for helping save an elderly woman's life after hearing a car's horn sounding when sitting together on a wall.