Volunteers are rewarded
Kind-hearted people who give their free time to helping others have been rewarded for their efforts.
The annual Voluntary Sector Awards recognise those who serve the community of north Derbyshire.
This year’s ceremony was held at Chesterfield’s Winding Wheel where the following were winners:
Young Volunteer of the Year Award (sponsored by Unison): Khadiza Arif - Gussies Kitchen, Bluebell Wood.
Volunteer of the Year Award (sponsored by UKATA): Kevin Redfearn - Ashgate Hospice.
Volunteer Team of the Year (sponsored by Brampton Brewery): Springwell Community Arts.
Volunteer Long Service (sponsored by Miteccad): Dr Louise Jordan - Helen’s Trust.
Staff Long Service Award (sponsored by Public Health): Deanne Calladine - DAAS
Most Innovative Project (sponsored by Inspec Solutions): Independent Living Group - Fairplay.
Orgnisation of the Year, under 25k (sponsored by Ocantis Ltd): Accessible Derbyshire.
Organisation of the Year, over 25k (sponsored by NEDDC): Loundsley Green Community Trust.
Organisation of the Year, over 100k (sponsored by Chesterfield College): Chesterfield & NE Derbyshire Credit Union.
Outstanding contribution (sponsored by The Volunteer Centre): Chris Jones - Dronfield Swimming Club.
The awards are organised by The Volunteer Centre, Chesterfield and NE Derbyshire.