Every year Nottingham City Homes (NCH) celebrates its outstanding tenants and leaseholders at a special awards ceremony.
This year’s Tenant and Leaseholder Awards 2017 took place last night at the Council House, Nottingham. They recognise the people who go the extra mile for their local community and act as good neighbours, as well as community groups that have made a difference to their area.
The awards, which are open to NCH's 28,000 tenants and leaseholders, includes 12 categories. See the winners below:
• Outstanding achievement in learning or self-development - Sarita-Marie Rehman-Wall
• Good Neighbour Award - Duncan Patrick (St Ann’s)
• Community Group of the Year - Green’s Mill Community Garden (Sneinton)
• Best community event - Broxtowe Community Club – ‘New year from around the world’ event
• Best green initiative - Windmill Community Garden (Bobbersmill)
• Best youth initiative - Switch Up (city-wide)
• Best older person’s initiative - The residents of Mariner Court (Bulwell)
• Sporting achievement award - STOP Tenants and Residents Association (Sneinton)
• Equality and diversity award - Tasty Tuesdays (Lenton)
• Community Safety Award - ACE Inspectors (citywide)
• Tenant or leaseholder of the year - Joint winners: Abdoulie Jah (Radford), Adele Brooksbank (Bulwell)
• Lifetime achievement award - Glenis Pegg.
Nick Murphy, Chief Executive of Nottingham City Homes, said: “Our Tenant Awards are an opportunity to celebrate all the good things that happen every day across the council estates of Nottingham. We are proud to praise the unsung heroes who make our city a better place to live.
“Every single one of the award winners is an inspiration to others, whether it’s for furthering their own knowledge and skills, or through their passion for contributing to the community they live in. We’re incredibly proud of every one of them and hope they inspire others to follow their example.”