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Volunteering

Previous winners

Volunteer Swale Award winners for 2019

  • Community Champion of the Year Award - Citizens Advice Service (Swale) Volunteers
  • Volunteering Contribution to Community Safety - Keeley Beaney
  • Volunteering Contribution to the Environment - Kelly Rhodes
  • Volunteering Contribution to Sport - Michael Santangelo
  • Volunteering to Support Older People - Oasis Academy Dementia Cafe
  • Volunteering to Support Young People - Nicola Baker
  • Fundraising Volunteer of the Year - Fun for Life
  • Outstanding Achievement Award - Deirdre and Dennis Ines

Awards 2018

2018 Swale Volunteer Award winners:

Image of the 2018 Swale Volunteer Award winners

  • Young Swale Volunteer Champion of the Year – Ryan Gevaux-Ross
  • Swale Volunteer Champion of the Year – Tracy Birmingham
  • Volunteering Contribution to the Environment – Malcolm Moore
  • Volunteering Contribution to Sport – Faversham Strike Force Football Club
  • Voluntary Project of the Year – Fun Time Friday Team
  • Fundraising Award – Bob Edwards
  • Voluntary Team of the Year – Swale Volunteer Transport Scheme
  • Outstanding Achievement – SATEDA Volunteer Team

This year’s generous sponsors were:

  • MOT-A-CAR - www.grahamsautorepairs.co.uk/
  • Optivo - www.optivo.org.uk
  • The Net - www.thenet.uk.net
  • Kent Messenger - www.kentonline.co.uk
  • Sittingbourne Artisan Market - www.facebook.com/SittingbourneArtisanmarket/
  • Swale Young People – www.swaleyp.org.uk
  • The Barnyard – www.the-barnyard.com
  • Quinn Estates www.quinn-estates.com
  • Oliver Field, DJ service - oliverjohnfield@live.co.uk

To find out more please contact sophiaramm@swale.gov.uk 01795 417193

For more information, please email sophiaramm@swale.gov.uk or call 01795 417193.

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The hard work and dedication of volunteers affects every single one of us. At some point we have all had our lives enriched by passionate volunteers.

Here is a short film highlighting just some of the impact that volunteers have in Swale.

Awards 2017

2017 Swale Volunteer Award winners:

  • Young Swale Volunteer Champion of the Year – Elysia Spall
  • Swale Volunteer Champion of the Year – Matthew Judd
  • Volunteering contribution to the environment – Friends of Milton Creek
  • Fund raising award – Sheppey FM Community Radio
  • Volunteering contribution to sport – Roy Lewis
  • Volunteer Team of the Year – Swale Seniors Forum Committee
  • Voluntary Project of the Year – Sittingbourne Community Wardrobe
  • Community Inspiration Award – Jack Bee

Awards 2016

2016 Swale Volunteer Award winners:

Image of the 2016 Swale Volunteer Award winners

  • Environmental Volunteer of the Year Award - Dave Eldred
  • Fundraising Volunteer of the Year Award - Helen Freeman and Lucy Boakes
  • Sport Volunteer of the Year Award - Andrew Scoones
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year Award - Scott Cruickshank
  • Young Volunteer of the Year Award - Katie Foreman
  • Volunteer Team of the Year Award - HM Coastguard (Sheppey)
  • Creativity, Culture or Heritage Volunteer of the Year Award - Chris Reed
  • Volunteer Swale Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award - Angela Palmer

Awards 2015

Image of the 2015 Swale Volunteer Award winners

2015 Swale Volunteer Award winners:

  • Environmental Volunteer of the Year Award - Queendown Green Team
  • Fundraising Volunteer of the Year Award - Linda Deadman and Janice Waghorn
  • Sport Volunteer of the Year Award - Gary Axford, Faversham Strike Force
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year Award - Special Sergeant Ashley Collick
  • Young Volunteer of the Year Award - Patrick Cantellow
  • Volunteer Team of the Year Award - Event Marshalling Unit Sheppey
  • Creativity, Culture or Heritage Volunteer of the Year Award - Blue Town Heritage
  • Volunteer Swale Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award - Arthur Percival

View photos of the awards on Photobox Gallery.

Here is a short film to highlight some of the volunteer roles across Swale, and the ages of those they are helping.

Volunteer Swale Awards 2014

2014 saw the very first Volunteer Swale Awards. The awards took place on Friday 21 March at the Coniston Hotel in Sittingbourne. These awards received 102 nominations for inspirational volunteers throughout the borough of Swale.

Image of the 2014 Swale Volunteers Award winners

Winners

  • Sport Volunteer of the Year - John Williams, ABC Gloves
  • Environmental Volunteer of the Year - John Stanford
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year - Steven Spoor, Sheerness Lifeboat
  • Young Volunteer of the Year - Star Ivory
  • Volunteer Team of the Year – Companionship at Christmas
  • Business Contribution to Volunteering - AmicusHorizon ICT Team
  • Fundraising Award - Sittingbourne Christmas Lights Association
  • Highly Commended Individuals - Dale Howting, Brian Boorman, Joyce Fuller
  • Outstanding Achievement Award - John Burden, Faversham Sea Cadets

Swale Awards pictures from the evening can be viewed on the Photobox Gallery.

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