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Inspire Award 2018 - Winners

Our Inspire Awards celebrate the fantastic work our volunteers and local groups that go above and beyond for people living with diabetes. A huge congratulations to all our Inspire Award winners for 2018. Read on to find out more who won in our regions and nations. 

London

Campaigning and Influencing

Mavis Algar 

Fundraising

Wayne Hannaway and the Cromer Park Fundraisers 

Local and Community Group 

Ilford and District Local Group 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Tania Aubeelack 

Supporting Others

Robin Swindell 

Reaching out and Connecting

Tim Read 

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

St Marys Hare Park 

 

Midlands

Campaigning and Influencing

Burton Group

Local and Community Group  

Coventry Group 

Fundraising

Rachel Tranter 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Stephen Richards 

Supporting Others

Julie Lawrence 

Reaching out and Connecting

The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Leicester   

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

Mia Isgar 

 

Northern Ireland

Campaigning and Influencing

Peter McCauley 

Click Energy Unsung Hero

Daphne Patterson and Rhonda Bleakly 

Fundraising

Lorraine Reid 

Local and Community Group 

Coleraine Support group 

Reaching out and Connecting

Cecil Craig 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Tom Rush 

Supporting Others

Josephine McGuinness 

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

Abie Jackson 

 

North West

Campaigning and Influencing

Lesley Doherty 

Fundraising

Natalie and Joanna Sweet  

Local Group and Community

Cherry Bowmaker 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Kate Rivett 

Supporting Others

Anthony Robinson 

Reaching out and Connecting

Michelle Harding 

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

Emma Horne 

 

Northern & Yorkshire

Campaigning and Influencing

Mark Nailess 

Fundraising

Gemma Kerridge 

Local Group and Community

South Tees group 

Reaching out and Connecting Award

Jo Everson 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Henry Gerber 

Supporting Others

Nusrat Kaur 

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution Award 

Jayden Beckwith 

 

South East

Campaigning and Influencing

Gwynne Pickering 

Fundraising

Adam Pereira 

Local and Community Group

Basingstoke Group 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Stephen Bailey and Marian Shaw 

Supporting Others

Tara Lawrence 

Reaching out and Connecting

Sally Oxlade 

 

Scotland

Campaigning and Influencing

Andrew Job

Fundraising

Claire Lyall 

Local and Community Group

New Lanarkshire Family 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Debi Harris 

Supporting Others

Caroline Conner 

Reaching out and Connecting

Joanne Miller

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

Kirsten Turner 

John Ireland Award (Scotland only)

Joint winners - Martin Maxwell and Scott Graham 

 

South West

Campaigning and Influencing

Dr Alex Bickerton 

Fundraising

Weston-super-Mare group

Local and Community Group 

Exeter Snack Pack group 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Sarah Green 

Supporting Others

Gillian Epton and Jean Duddridge 

Reaching out and Connecting

Nathan Barnes 

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

Elena Suarez-Gonzalez 

 

Wales

Campaigning and Influencing

Yvonne Johns

Fundraising

Macauley Family

Local and Community Group 

Diabetes UK Cwmbach Group 

Supporting Diabetes UK

Bryan Murphy and Dayna Lewys 

Supporting Others

Sarah Gibbs

Reaching out and Connecting

Jon and Kim MacKeen

Young Person's Outstanding Contribution

Mari Jones

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