Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering 2016

* * * Nominations for 2016 Now Open * * *

The search for Cornwall’s outstanding volunteers of 2016 is now on. We are taking nominations for this year’s Cornwall Celebrates Volunteering Awards.

As always, you can nominate online or call us on 01872 265308 and request one to be posted out to you.

To nominate using the online forms click the links below for your required nomination form:

Volunteer Nomination Online Form    or    HOST Nomination Online Form

The categories this year are:

  • Children & Schools Volunteer
  • Community Volunteer
  • Cultural Volunteer
  • Volunteer Driver
  • Environmental Volunteer
  • Fundraising & Support
  • Health Volunteer
  • Personal Development & Overcoming Barriers
  • Volunteer Supporting Elders
  • Young Volunteer

There is also a category for ‘Host of the Year’ for the organisation which is deemed particularly good at looking after its volunteers and an award for the overall ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Nominations close on 31st August and a ceremony will be held in November where the winners will be revealed and the awards presented.

You can see below the names of all the volunteers and hosts who were shortlisted for last year with the winners in bold. Congratulations to them all and thank you to everyone who made a nomination – maybe your nominee will be successful this year?

Category Name Resides Volunteering for
Children & Schools Cheryl Stainsby Callington Scouts Association
Karen Bryant Falmouth Sense – Got 2 Act
Sue Peters Bodmin Cornwall Advocates for Looked After Children
Community Alison Williams Penryn CDA, St. John Ambulance, Penryn Guides, P>H>A>B, Gateway Club
Lesley Stevens Penzance The PEaT Project
Peta Redmore Portreath The Barn Youth Project
Comm. Safety Barry Nevill Truro 4 x 4 drivers, Winter Friends, First Responder & Memory Café
Karen Sheldon-Allen Helston West Cornwall Women’s Aid
Lora Wicks Truro Cornwall Youth Offending Service
Cultural Carol Morse Liskeard Sterts Theatre
Eileen Carter Perranporth St. Piran Trust
Sheila Vanloo St. Austell Radio St Austell Bay, St. Austell Torchlight Carnival, Restormel Arts, Scary Little Girls Hub, Kneehigh Theatre
Driver Fred Coombs Falmouth Age UK Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Glen Sincock Wadebridge Volunteer Cornwall
John Treleven Penzance iSight Cornwall
Environmental Dave Munday Penzance CASPN (Cornish Ancient Sites Protection Network)
Harry & Charlie Stoddern Truro Trelander Community Centre
Matthew Jones Pensilva The Growing Project CIC
Fundraising & Support Karen Crane Indian Queens Newquay Cricket Club
Peter & Jenny Francis Truro Huntington’s Disease Association
Sylvia Curnow Penzance iSight Cornwall
Health Betty Clemens Camborne Camborne Redruth Community Hospital
Barry (Baz) Bendall Widemouth Bay Peninsula Community Health – Hospital Befriender in Stratton Community Hospital
June Hackett St. Austell Expert Patient Programme Health Watch
Host Cornwall Air Ambulance Newquay
Exercising for Mobility Bude
Penhaligon’s Friends Redruth
Personal Development & Overcoming Barriers Lynn Benson Falmouth Jozef’s Dream of Mainstream and Little Harour
Mo Jones Penzance West Cornwall Women’s Aid
Sam Gross Truro Volunteer Cornwall – BBASS and ViVA, St. Stephen in Brannel café and Mind
Supporting Elders Jan & Mike Jones St. Breward Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Janet McCulley Bude Excercising for Mobility
Maggie Haward Liskeard Age UK Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

Alfie Grundy




Barn Youth Project

Haydon Cloke St. Austell Young People Cornwall
Sophie Danson Launceston Carefree

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Below are the links to the case studies of volunteers who won in previous years:

2012 Winners2012 Winner Videos 2015videotab2015 Case Study Videos
2010 Winners2010 Winner Videos 2011 Winners2011 Winner Videos
2009 Case Study Videos
2009 Case Study Videos
2009 Winners
2009 Winner Videos