Michael Dugher MP

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Congratulations to Proud of Barnsley Award winners

Michael has congratulated to all those selected for a Proud of Barnsley Award, following the awards ceremony at the Holiday Inn in Dodworth yesterday evening. The Proud of Barnsley awards were created to inspire all generations to contribute to the good of the town and its people and recognise the hard work and dedication of local people and groups in 14 categories.

The winners in each category were:

Young Superstar: Jason Clark

School of the Year: Birkwood Primary

Childrens Champion: Antonia Jamasb

Start-up of the Year: CT Design

Community Group: Goldthorpe Development Group

Hospital Hero: SCBU

Community Hero: Bronia Warden

Triumph Over Adversity: Lauren Morris

Sporting Achievement: Darren England

Love Where You Live: Greenfingers at Hoyland Greenfield

Carer of the Year: Graham and Lesley Wilmot

Charity Fundraiser of the Year: Trish Hall

Volunteer of the Year: Ernie Oliver

Exceptional Achievement: Selina Wray

Special Award: Dr Joann Fletcher

Commenting, Michael said:

"I send my congratulations to everyone who was nominated and recognised with an award on Friday especially Birkwood Primary and Darren England as winners but also my other nominees Phil and Vikki HicklingWe Love Wombwell‘LIVE in Barnsley’ & Steve Clifford and Dave PearsallAndrew Bogg and Acorn Brewery.

I'd also like to thank Andrew Harrod and his team at the Barnsley Chronicle for organising this annual event. Yet again, these awards highlight all that is great about the town. They reward and recognise those within our community who, through thier selfless hard work and dedication, add so much to our lives. They really do make me 'Proud of Barnsley'."

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