Last year Ady Crook won the Unsung Hero Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Ady Crook was nominated for raising money for a local child, Yasmin who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her left femur in February 2020, just 9 years of age at the time. Ady also raised money for the ward she was treated in at the Oxford Children's Hospital.
Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Rachel and Steve Hunter won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Rachel and Steve Hunter have been volunteering at 23rd Scouts for 20 years, teaching kids vital skills and taking them on treks and camps in all weather.
Posted: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
How many of these can you tick off?
You can pick up this handy compilation of places to visit and enjoy at Cornerstone.
Posted: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 17:30 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Robin McStay won the John Eldridge Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Robin McStay is the leader for Didcot Health Walks, which runs twice a week plus social events for the walking group too.
Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Daniel Merritt won the Service with a Smile Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Daniel was nominated because during lockdown he set up a support group for veterans with mental health issues.
Posted: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Each week this year we will be posting a biodiversity tip from the European Commission.
This week the tip is:
'I support nature-protection associations'
Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 16:11 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Angels Performing Arts won the Artist Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Angels Performing Arts are a Didcot-based performing arts school who offer dance, drama and singing classes for ages three and up.
Posted: Sun, 15 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year Daniel Lloyd won the Young Volunteer Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
Daniel Lloyd was nominated for his charity Markers for Mindfulness. He collects stationery supplies for schools to help them save money on their school budget.
Posted: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
Last year SMAF Oxford won the Sporting Achievement Award at the Didcot Town Awards.
SMAF Oxford are a family-run martial arts school based in Oxfordshire. Father and son, Mark and Mitchell Currie have been involved in martial arts for most of their lives and clearly have a passion for their sport and for the community.
Posted: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 07:00 by Chelsey Lordan
The award categories are:
Didcot Artistic Award – for those people who have made a contribution to artistic or cultural projects in Didcot.
Sporting Achievement Award – for those individuals, pairs, clubs, or teams who have made a significant contribution to sport
Service with a Smile – for those people who take pride in their work and make our days better when we see them
Young Volunteer... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Aug 2021 11:11 by Chelsey Lordan