VIDEO - Superb Sleaford Town Awards evening shines a spotlight on our local heroes

A grand night was enjoyed by guests of the Sleaford Town Awards last night (Thursday) when some of the town’s unsung heroes were rewarded and highlighted.

Guests, sponsors, winners of awards and their supporters attended the exciting event hosted by Great Plains UK, farm machinery manufacturers, in their function room at their Woodbridge Road site.

Sleaford Town Awards winners. EMN-150417-105425001

Sleaford Town Awards winners. EMN-150417-105425001

The awards are organised by the Town Council and supported by the Sleaford Standard and editor Stephen Stray compered the evening, along with an address by the Deputy Mayor of Sleaford.

Guests enjoyed a tour of the factory site and an interval performance by Carre’s Grammar School students Kit Dellow-Jones and Max Crawford.

Read more about this occasion that spotlights some of the best the town has to offer in next Wednesday’s Sleaford Standard, but the award winners were:

Young Sleafordian of the Year Award (Sponsored by Great Plains UK Ltd) - Alexia Johnson;

Sports Team/Club of the Year Award (Sponsored by Clive Wicks Associates) - Sleaford Gymnastics Club;

Sports Coach of the Year Award (Sponsored by Millers Cafe Bar & Brasserie) - Sammi Emsley;

Sports Individual of the Year Award (Sponsored by Lincolnshire County Councillor for Sleaford Division Mark Allan) - India Freeman;

Business of the Year Award (Sponsored by Sleafordian Coaches) - Ray Butler Ltd;

Employer of the Year Award (Sponsored by Ringrose Law) - Sleafordian Coaches;

Customer Service Award (Sponsored by India Garden) - Zeebra Hair and Beauty Salon;

Charity of the Year Award (Sponsored by Sleaford Muslim Community Association) - Sleaford and District Talking Newspaper for the Blind;

Teacher of the Year Award (Sponsored by Sleafordian Coaches) - Helen Fulcher;

Overcoming Adversity Award (Sponsored by Gohil’s Pharmacy) - Jason Wilsher-Mills;

Community Award (Sponsored by Ray Butler Ltd) - Dave Newman and Richard Wells;

Sleafordian of the Year Award (Sponsored by the Mayor of Sleaford) - Geoff Brocklebank.

We would also like to thank Lisa Stewart of Lisa’s Trophies & Engraving; Lynn Ellis of Cholly’s Catering; pupils from Carre’s Grammar School and the Tents and Events Company Ltd.