Nominations Close Today for Community Champion Awards

Nominations for the 2020 Henley Herald’s Community Champions awards close today.  We have received 40 nominations for our six awards – Charity Champion, Customer Service Champion, Made us Smile Superstar, Heart of Gold Neighbour/Covid Volunteer, Top Teacher/TA and Community Champion.

Thank you to our community partners who have been sponsored the awards – Henley Manor Care Home, Meadows Farm Studios, Henley Self Storage, IBS Office Solutions, Southern Plant and THP Solicitors.

The public on-line voting will open on Monday 2 November with full details of the nominations.  If you have nominated someone and they are not on the list below, please get in touch with us.  You can submit a last minute nomination via

Congratulations to all those who have been nominated….

Charity Champion

Gary Boys
Tom Fielder
Henley Mermaids
Richard Rodway

Customer Service Champion

Tamsin Borlase – Bosley Patch
David Rodger-Sharp – David Rodger Sharp Jewellers
Millie and Talia – Drifters Coffee House
Melanie Roberson – Saracens Pub
Amelia Legge – Waitrose

Made Us Smile

Graham Bell
Piers Burnell
Caroline Barefield
Jo Haley
Nicola Nott
Charlotte Sutton
Art Theman
Maria Whyte

Heart of Gold Neighbour/Covid 19 Volunteer

Pamela Cook
Carol Crowdy (Gainsborough)
David Eggleton (Gainsborough)
Neil Gunnell (Blandy Road)
Jean Hedges (St Anne’s Close)
Kate Makkar (Berkshire Road)
Jean (Valley Road)

Top Teacher/TA

Mrs Sophie Marriot – Bix Montessorri
Miss Elspeth Denchfield – Bix Montessorri
Mrs Greenwood – Badgemore
Kelly Chapman – Gillotts
Leonie Brown – Rupert House
Mrs McCartney – Rupert House
Ruth Hamilton-Smith – Rupert House
Nicola Edwards – Sacred Heart

Community Champion

Drifters Coffeehouse
David Eggleton
Tom Fearn – Henley Army Cadets
Patrick Fleming – Greener Henley
Neil Gunnell – Neighbourhood Watch
Neil Hudson – Henley AFC
Angelina Jones – Henley Toad Patrol
Geoff Luckett – The Henley Society
Linda Nugent – Henley Circle



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