Community champions who work selflessly to help others were honoured at a celebration event hosted by the Derbyshire Times.
The Derbyshire Times Community Awards took place at the Proact Stadium in Chesterfield on Wednesday, April 20.
Sixteen winners for categories ranging from sporting achievement and fundraising to dedicated teachers, hardworking students and carers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, were recognised.
Read a full report and see more photos in this week’s Derbyshire Times.
Best Headteacher: Teresa Roche of Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School
Best Sports Coach: David Whittaker of Palterton Primary School
Best Teaching Assistant: Hayley Lynch of Whittington Green School
Best Primary Teacher: Rachel MacLeod of Gorseybrigg Primary School
Best Secondary Teacher: Sarah Fox of Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School
Best Volunteer: Jeff Hall
Best Breakfast/After School Club: St Andrew’s Kids Club
Fundraiser of the Year: Jacie Haggith
Inspirational Young Person: Hannah Rodgers
Outstanding Bravery: Lucy Needham
Special Achievement in the Community: John Aspinall
Best Sports Person: Ellie Simpson
Best Sports Team: Chesterfield & District Athletics Club U13 & U15 YDL Team