2018 Local Hero Awards - who are your winners?

Local Hero Awards 2018 (Simon Ward Photography)

11:42am 21st January 2018
(Updated 7:03am 22nd January 2018)

In it's 15th year, the Local Hero Awards (sponsored by the Storage Factory) yet again recognised those unsung heroes around South Wiltshire and West Hampshire.

The judges faced a tough challenge of sifting through the nominations to pick the 11 worthy winners out of hundreds of entries.

The awards recognised the life-savers, selfless volunteers, fearless youngsters, inspirational teachers, devoted parents and unsung people who make a real difference. Each of them is a truly extraordinary person. They are the reason why this area is such a special place to live.

It took place at The Stones Hotel at the Highpost and was hosted by Spire FM's Martin Starke and Henrietta Creasey.

Local Hero Awards 2018 (Simon Ward)

There were tears, there was laughter and there was fabulous food but mainly there was appreciation from everyone in the room towards the winners.


Click below to read each of their stories:

Bravery Award - Valerie Revelle (sponsored by The Stones Hotel)
Carer of the Year Award - Katy Grant (sponsored by Elite Care)
Charity Fundraiser of the Year Award - Alison Mosley (sponsored by Wessex Drainage)
Child of Achievement Award - Austin, Lawrence, Heidi and Natasha Crapper (sponsored by Five Rivers Childcare)
Lifesaver Award - John, Jayne, Rachel and Debbie from Trafalgar School, Downton (sponsored by Unstuck Design)
Lifetime Achievement Award - Ludo Macauley (sponsored by Allum and Sidaway)
Neighbour of the Year Award - Sara Bailes (sponsored by Barrakav Properties)
Parent of the Year Award - Samatha Andrews (sponsored by Northwood Sales and Lettings)
Sports Achievement Award - Phil Perry (sponsored by Nicholas and Harris)
Teacher of the Year Award - Mat Lane (sponsored by The Body Lounge)
Volunteer of the Year Award - Adrian Boyd (sponsored by Gracewell)


Take a look at the photos from Local Hero Awards 2018 taken by Simon Ward Photography here:www.spirefm.co.uk/gallery

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