Local Hero Awards: Your 2020 winners

Local Hero Awards: Your 2020 winners

Published by Faye Tryhorn at 10:02am 26th January 2020. (Updated at 10:29am 12th March 2020)

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Some of the people who go above and beyond in the community we live in have been recognised at the annual awards.

The gala event at the Stones Hotel at High Post saw more than 140 people attend to celebrate the incredible things that local people do.

Winners were announced across 11 categories - and for many, it was the first time they'd been rewarded for their dedication and selflessness.

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Spire FM's Martin Starke and Henrietta Creasey hosted the ceremony (photos from Simon Ward Photography)

More than 100 nominations came in to Spire FM for the awards, with the judges making the tough decision to choose the recipients.

The prizes are a way of the Salisbury and South Wiltshire community saying a big thank you to those that do so much to support others.

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Many of the winners' stories proved emotional and heartwarming

The award winners reflect all walks of life in our community, in categories including Sports Achievement, Teacher, Carer and Parent of the Year.

There was also one award for a committed team of volunteers.

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One of the winners, Emily Dunford, picks up her prize

THE 2020 LOCAL HERO AWARDS WINNERS

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Award winner Craig Elsdon on stage to receive his award

You can see all the photos from the night on our Gallery page.

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