Each Councillor was requested to put forward any nominations for the area they stand for to recognise anyone or business which has gone above and beyond supporting their community during the pandemic at a cost to themselves.
Parish Councillor Bob Harrison, presented Northern Print Solutions with their award for their contribution to the community, but especially decorations throughout Kibblesworth Village for VE day.
Chairperson of Lamesley Parish Councillor Jackie Callaghan presented the award to some of the 16 strong members from Kibby Krafters. Their work during the pandemic has been very much appreciated by the people of Kibblesworth Village.
They created a banner thanking the NHS which hung for some months over the Pit Wheel.
They also created and decorated the Pit Wheel and the hedging surrounding the village memorial with a sea of hand crafter RBL poppies commemorating the lives of servicemen, women and animals, lost during the conflicts.
They crafted over 600 Christmas angels then distribute them throughout the village to every home. Delivery was helped by 2 of the youngest members Chloe Robinson and Riley Hodgson.
The Kibby Krafters are an asset to Kibblesworth Village and very much respected and thanked by all.
Chairperson of Lamesley Parish Councillor Jackie Callaghan presented the award to some of the volunteers at The Mount Association Community Centre, Eighton Banks., for their work in the Parish during the pandemic.
Although the centre is currently closed adhering to the restrictions in place, they have endeavoured to work on their ‘field of dreams garden’, built a display to commemorate both VE Day and Remembrance s Sunday then decorated the garden for Halloween.
They have utilised the outside space brilliantly providing a safe secure area to visit and play. Well done to everyone involved you are a credit to your community.
Lamesley Parish Vice Chairperson Councillor Steve Brown, presented an award for services to and within the Parish, and greater community, during the pandemic to Tracy Parker.
Tracy has made over 2000 pieces of PPE which she then donated to the QE hospital, nursing homes and private homes, around the borough. Tracy also ensured that any household within Kibblesworth were given masks freed of charge.
Tracy has also organised treasure hunts throughout Kibblesworth to help keep the children occupied during the lockdowns and restrictions.
Tracy is a valued member of the community and we thank her for all her efforts.
Lamesley Parish Councillor Heather Nixon, presented an award to Micky Dunn for his work in supporting Kibblesworth community during the pandemic. Micky cut the grass around the bungalows using his own equipment and at his own expense. Mick and Paul Clark also sculpted designs into the grass to commemorate VE Day, This work was very much appreciated as there are many older residents who could not access equipment to maintain the grounds.
Lamesley Parish Councillor Roy Nixon, presented an award to Paul Clark for his work in supporting Kibblesworth community during the pandemic. Micky cut the grass around the bungalows using his own equipment and at his own expense. Paul and Mick also sculpted designs into the grass to commemorate VE Day, This work was very much appreciated as there are many older residents who could not access equipment to maintain the grounds.