Civic Pride Awards

2022 Award Winners

natashaNatasha Brotheridge - Community Champion for Morrisons, helping many groups across Tamworth during the lockdown and ongoing continued support. 

 

EthelineEtheline Deer – for her work with the community allotment in Belgrave, which encourages school children and vulnerable adults, to be involved in outdoor space. Produce grown is donated to local people.

 

Eithne Eithne and Michael O'Brien – for their work with Tamworth BMX club which teach children to ride. They also encourage the community to donate bikes, so all children have the opportunity to learn and take part in competitions.

 

AlisonAlison Dolphin – for her continued fundraising for local charities, community fellowship and continued care for her neighbour’s welfare.

 

Paul Barber - for creating an archive of photographic history so Tamworth’s legacy of events can be shared in years to come.

Johnny Walker – for his contribution in collating an historical archive of photography for Tamworth residents to enjoy.

Bolehall Swifts Club - for their support to members during lockdown, and all the charitable events they hold raising money and awareness for community groups.

The-TapGeorge and Louise Greenaway, from the Tamworth Tap - for providing a community takeaway service whilst all pubs were in lockdown and supporting those who were struggling during this time.

 

Nicola-BatchelorNicola Batchelor – for her hard work in raising awareness of baby and infant loss throughout Tamworth and other areas.

 

 

Thomas-CampbellThomas Campbell, from The White Lion Public House – for raising awareness of the LGBTQ community in Tamworth and his contribution in organising two pride events in Tamworth with huge success.

 

Linda Gill – for her work at the Broom in Dosthill. Linda has contributed to the creation of the fairy trail and memorial trees so that people can enjoy this local open space.

Suzanne Hollis – for her work on supporting the Broom in Dosthill to become an enjoyable open space with free children events.

Sharon-RoseSharon Rose – for her hard work and dedication in running an amateur dramatics group, showcasing a production called ‘Living with Covid’ and ‘How to Live with Long Covid’; supporting many people whose lives have been affected over the past few years.

 

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Aaron Astbury – for his fundraising work supporting the air ambulance help appeal, raising thousands of pounds with his group The Green Turtles. Plus, his work with encouraging men to talk about their mental health.

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William Jebb - a 10-year-old litter picker who is passionate about keeping his home area tidy.

 

 

Clare Lea, from The Tam O Shanter Public House, for her hard work in rejuvenating the pub and organising community events. Clare provides a safe and comfortable place where local vulnerable people can also visit for a hot drink and company.

Graham-AlcoteGraham Alcote – for his work raising thousands of pounds selling raffle tickets every year for the Wilnecote rest home carol service.

 

Sue-LloydSue and Simon Lloyd from Jump Xtreme – their hard work in making their business part of the community. They have organised many fundraising events to bring the community together and have held free nights to raise awareness of community groups.

 

Simon-GilliverSimon Gilliver – for his continued work with the 3rd Wilnecote Scout Group during lockdown, making ensure that all the group had access to a device so they could participate on online group meetings. Simon has also fundraised to open a new scouting home for the group.

 

John and Jo Randolph – for their time spent volunteering for more than 50 years, supporting Tamworth Swimming Club.

Becky SalisburyBecky Salisbury – for her contribution in bringing children from all backgrounds together with a regular lego club at Glascote Library.

 

Alan-RodgersAlan and Angella Rodgers – for their time devoted to preserving and encouraging the local fauna and wildlife in and around Tamworth as part of the Wild about Tamworth scheme. They are both also active member of the Tamworth Volunteer Litter Picking Group.

 

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Gwen Wilkinson and St Editha’s Church Wardens – for the hard work following Her Majesty The Queen’s passing, and prompt action taken to ensure that the Book of Condolence and the Moment of Reflection Service was delivered for Tamworth.

 

Local Police Constable – for their work as an active campaigner for a speed watch initiative, throughout the pandemic to support the community with shopping and other support. This person has been recognised for going the extra mile.