Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Introducing a Community Champion

Back in April I spent a very enjoyable afternoon at Walwick Hall, celebrating some of the winners of my Hexham Constituency Community Champion Awards. I started the awards last year to celebrate the achievements of people in the Hexham constituency that make a difference to our local communities, and with the sponsorship of Gareth Jones at Red Hot Property, so far the awards have been a real success. It is inspiring to meet people who have done such incredible things and to be able to thank them for their hard work. 

One of the winners who attended the event at Walwick Hall is Kate Stanforth. Kate was put forward for an award because of her work to make Prudhoe more accessible for wheelchair users and the elderly. Kate also started Project Parent, delivering gift packs of essentials to parents and families of children in hospitals around the country. And just in case all this isn’t impressive enough, Kate does all of this whilst dealing with a chronic illness. Kate truly is inspirational and it was a pleasure to celebrate her achievements.

If you know someone you think deserves a Community Champion Award, please do get in touch and let me know.