Spelthorne Borough Council hosted The Pride of Spelthorne awards on 13 December to celebrate and thank the Borough's local volunteers.
Held at London Irish Rugby Club's Centre in Sunbury, the Mayor of Spelthorne Cllr Jean Pinkerton OBE presented 18 recipients with certificates of appreciation in recognition of the time and commitment they give to a huge variety of organisations, charities and local groups. The award ceremony was followed by a traditional Christmas dinner and entertainment. Many congratulations to the following:-
Noel Franklin Taylor
Following the event, Spelthorne Council and the sponsors made a commitment to make The Pride of Spelthorne an annual event to celebrate the significant contribution made by the Borough's volunteers.
Cllr Tony Harman, Deputy Leader for Spelthorne Council, said: "Volunteers are vital to the smooth running of many organisations in the Borough and give up so much of their own time to help others - we simply couldn't do without them. Many congratulations to all this year's recipients, they really are the Pride of Spelthorne!"
Thanks go to the event sponsors, Worldwide Energy Logistics Ltd, U Drive Cover and Churchill Hui; London Irish Rugby Club for providing the venue and Jacqueline Stanton for helping with the organisation.