On Tuesday 12th June at the Kingsbridge Full Town Council meeting, Mayor Anne Balkwill presented the awards for this year’s Kingsbridge Community Champions in front of fellow Councillors and other members of the public. This is the second year for the new style awards and the aim is to recognise the fabulous contributions that local people make to ensure that Kingsbridge is a great place to work, rest and play.

The winners for 2018 are as follows (from left):

Chris Barnwell
For her voluntary work as Co-ordinator for Kingsbridge Walk and Talk providing a great way to explore the area and make new friends.

Gerrie Messer
All the good work carried out for the benefit of others including voluntary work for Kingsbridge Foodbank.

(Town Mayor, Cllr Anne Balkwill)

Julia Wingate
For her enthusiasm, support and involvement with the new Fore Street Task Force.

Lizzie Wyat
In recognition of all the good work she does as a volunteer for Kingsbridge and Saltstone Caring, supporting the same person for over 10 years.

Graham Smith
For his dedication to all that attend Age Concern in Kingsbridge including opening every day and providing hot meals during the snow storms.