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Nominations for the Civic Awards 2024 are NOW CLOSED

Thank you to everyone who has made a nomination. The winners will be announced on 13th March 2024

Newbury Town Council introduced the Newbury Town Civic Award in 1998. More recently, the Young Persons Award, the Business Civic Award and the Environmental Contribution Civic Award have run alongside the main Civic Award. The awards highlight the importance of those who make a difference in our community and are presented to those who have made an exceptional voluntary contribution to Newbury and celebrate the achievements of our local community. 

The Newbury Town Civic Award 

This person, or group, does not have to live within Newbury Town; however, their voluntary activities should be predominantly within Newbury Town or benefit the town. 

The Newbury Town Young Persons Civic Award 

This person must be age 25 or under. They don’t have to live in Newbury Town; however, their voluntary activities should be predominantly within Newbury Town or for the benefit of the town. 

The Newbury Town Business Civic Award 

The Town Council wants to acknowledge the contributions made by the many businesses who are giving something back to the community in Newbury. This could be through employees volunteering for local causes, through fundraising or contributions, or by partnering with local charities and organisations. The business does not have to be located within Newbury Town; however, the contribution or volunteering activities should be predominantly within the town or for the benefit of the town. 

The Newbury Town Environmental Contribution Civic Award 

The Town Council wants to acknowledge the contributions made by individuals and organisations whose volunteering impacts the local environment by helping to reduce CO2 emissions, or to reduce/recycle more waste, or to increase biodiversity. This could be through conservation projects, green initiatives, fundraising, or by awareness raising. The individuals or organisations do not have to be located within Newbury Town, however their contribution or volunteering activities should be predominantly within Newbury Town or for the benefit of the town. 

The Newbury Town Local Community Group Civic Award – NEW FOR 2024

This award is dedicated to the work of local groups who provide a service to the benefit of the community. The members of the group do not have to live within Newbury Town; however, their voluntary activities should be predominantly within Newbury Town or benefit the town. Group sizes consisting of 3 or more members will be considered for this award.

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Civic Awards Hall of Fame

Newbury Town Business Civic Award Newbury Town Environmental Contribution Award
2023 Gardner Leader 2023 Emma Fearnley
2022 The Globe Pub 2022 Tony Hammond
2021 Colline Watts - Colline's Kitchen 2021 Dr Susan Millington
2020 Mathew Groves - Greggs Northbrook st 2020 Marion Fenn
2019 Newbury Weekly News    
2018 Wendy Berkley - Empire Cafe    

 

Newbury Town Civic Award Newbury Town Young Persons Civic Award
2023 Kerry Bird 2023 Ashley Aspinwall
2022 Sukey Russell-Hayward 2022 Soorya Anbumurasoli
2021 Eve Hughes 2021 Ellie Chadwick
2020 Steve & Jan Pye 2020 Jacob Halling
2019 Terry & Maureen Dummett 2019 Lily-May Fisher
2018 Sandra Goodyear 2018 Ellouise Greenall
2017 Katy Hawthorne 2017 Natasha Williams
2016 Rosemary Lister 2016 Ashley Reads
2015 Sylvia Galbraith 2015 Kate Westall
2014 Jane Sutton 2014 Mathew Corbett
2013 Catherine Moody 2013 Amy Boughton
2012 Michael Hutchins 2012 Martin Fisher
2011 Elizabeth Leight MBS 2011 Bethany Coopey
2010 John Austin 2010 Keryn Osterriter
2009 Fiona Walker 2009 Rebecca Hall
2008 Peter Mott    
2007 Les & Ann Summers    
2006 Alison Clarke    
2005 Nora Schneider    
2004 Nick Galbraith MBE    
2003 Charles Cooper    
2002 loraine Fisher    
2001 Jo Dawes    
2000 Ken Pearson    
1999 Martin Danks    
1998 Geoff Smith    

 

Newbury Town Community Champions 2021
ABC To Read Julie Cobbett
Mai-Britt Gram Jensen Bev Lewis