The votes are in... here are the nominees for this year's Inspire Awards!
Every year we present Inspire Awards to recognise the invaluable contribution of the volunteers and groups across Wales that go above and beyond for people living with diabetes, and thank them for their commitment.
We are delighted to reveal the nominees for this year’s awards. The winners will be announced later this year – watch this space!
Campaigning and Influencing
This award is for the volunteer(s) or group who make change happen locally or nationally as part of a Diabetes UK campaign. They are never afraid to raise their voice or try new things.
- John Lewindon
- David Stephens
This award is for the volunteer(s) whose fundraising never stops for Diabetes UK.
- Yvonne Lloyd
- Lowri Vaughan Hadley
- Eric Taviner
- Angela Collingbourne
Local Group and Community Award
This award is for a local group that has worked tirelessly to support people living with diabetes in their area and positively promotes the campaigns, initiatives and services of Diabetes UK.
- Abertawe Group
Reaching Out and Connecting
This award is for the volunteer(s) who have made great strides in reaching people and communities alongside Diabetes UK. They raise awareness of diabetes locally or nationally and give help and support.
- Rob Lee
- Wendy Gane
- Claudia Beerweiler
- Alan Jones
Supporting Diabetes UK
This award is for the volunteer(s) who work tirelessly ‘behind the scenes’ at Diabetes UK. They volunteer in a wide variety of ways to keep Diabetes UK working.
- Eirian Jones
- Claudia Beerweiler
- Keith and Norah Marshall
This award is for the Diabetes UK volunteer(s) who show remarkable support to people living with or affected by diabetes with their activities. This includes managing diabetes; emotional support; legal and practical support; supporting adults or children.
- John Landon
- Helen Saunders and Anwen Jones
Young Person’s Outstanding Contribution Award
This award is for an inspiring under 18-year-old who has shown exceptional commitment to supporting people with diabetes and the work of Diabetes UK.
We look forward to rewarding the worthy winners later this year.