The winners of the 2015 Harrogate and District Volunteering Oscars were revealed at a glittering ceremony on Friday night.
The awards, organised by former mayor of the borough, Coun John Fox and the Harrogate Advertiser Series, celebrated the tremendous work done by volunteers in our community.
Coun Fox presented the awards with Jean MacQuarrie, Editor of the Harrogate Advertiser Series.
Congratulations to all those who were nominated.
Lifetime Volunteer - Audrey Summersgill
Volunteer of the Year - Emma Lofthouse
Young Volunteers of the year - Daisy Howe, Holly Todd
Highly commended: Harriet Aird, Laura Best, Becky Bowe, Nicki Hall, Georgia O’Neill, Leah Osborn, Siobhan Paines, Joseph Priestley
Care Volunteer of the Year: Ann Burrell
Highly Commended: Irene Taylor, Susan Tetley
Community Volunteer of the year: Jane Blayney
Highly Commended: 2nd Ripon Methodist Brownies - April Martin, Gemma Martin and Vicky Spears, Michelle Chevlin, Bill Clarke,Tom and Linda Clough, Yvonne Covell, Linda Macrow, Jennifer Tate
Environment Volunteer of the Year: Simon Warwick
Sports Volunteer of the Year: Yvonna Covell
Wildlife Volunteer of the Year: Carolyn Rothwell
Highly Commended: Terry Knowles, Audrey Summersgill
Unsung Hero - Harrogate: Sue Grant
Highly Commended: Marjorie Horsman
Unsung Hero - Knaresborough: Sheila Bradley-Smith
Unsung Hero - Ripon and Boroughbridge: Mary Knoll
Highly Commended: Roy and Drene Brooks
Unsung Hero - Nidderdale: Terry Knowles
New Volunteer of the Year: Roger Busby (and Alfie)
Highly Commended: Anton Clarkson
Trustee of the Year: Rev Tim Hurren
Highly Commended: Andrew Newton
Organisation of the Year: Open Country
Highly Commended: Boroughbridge Community Care, Washburn Heritage Centre.
Corporate Engagement Award: Covance
Highly Commended: Lifeline Through Football