The seventh annual County Times Community Awards celebrated the very best of the Horsham district in an emotional ceremony on Monday (November 16).
Held at the Capitol, 15 local people or groups were awarded for their contribution to community life.
Today’s County Times features a special eight-page souvenir supplement to mark the event.
And the gallery above shows the images of all the deserving winners on the night.
Full list of winners:
Winner: Paul Sweeney
Sponsor: Wakefield Jewellers
Friend of the Environment
Winner: David Spreadbury-Troy, Ingfield Manor School
Sponsor: Etc magazine
Best Community Organisation
Winner: Phoenix Stroke Club
Health Worker Award
Winner: Leigh Robins, Horsham Hospital midwife
Sponsor: Contemporary Garden Rooms
Winner: Cpt David Owen from Steyning. Sponsor: Am
Charity of the Year
Winner: St Catherine’s Hospice
Sponsor: The Capitol, Horsham
Good Sport Award
Winner: Paul Showell, teacher at Southwater Junior Academy
Sponsor: Places for People
Care for Animals Awards
Winner: Holbrook Animal Rescue
Sponsor: More Than
Winner: David and Hazel Kirkwood from Coldwaltham
Sponsor: Saxon Weald
Volunteer of the Year:
Winner: Joe Brocking, St Catherine’s Hospice driver
Sponsor: UK Power Networks
Best Volunteer Group
Winner: The Ariel Company Theatre Othellos Buddies
Sponsor: Rotary Club of Horsham
Public Service Award
Winner: Jan English, work experience officer
Sponsor: Horsham District Council
Winner: Helen Ralston, magistrate, parish councillor and charity volunteer
Sponsor: The Holbrook Club
Special Recognition Award
Winner: Alyson Heath, retiring headteacher of St Mary’s CofE School, Pulborough
Sponsor: Guy Leonard
WSCT Achievement Award
Winner: Joyce Brown, volunteer at St Mary’s Church, Horsham
Sponsor: West Sussex County Times
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