Award Categories 2017
Spirit of Andover – Overall Winner
Sponsored by David Mellor Family Jewellers
To recognise an individual or group whose, in the opinion of the main event sponsor, work in the community and whose achievements have been far-reaching. This award will be selected from those who have been nominated for one of the other awards.
Heart of Gold
Sponsored by Simplyhealth
To recognise an individual, or group of people, in a voluntary/unpaid capacity who has improved the lives of those they care for, who has gone above and beyond what is expected of their job. Can be a member of a family or a paid carer who makes a difference to the lives of people in their community.
Sponsored by The Commercial Centre
To be awarded to someone who has demonstrated personal courage, bravery or endeavour to overcome personal challenge or has, against the odds, dramatically turned their life around showing that with hard work, passion and belief anyone despite their circumstances can make a success of things.
Sponsored by New Street Dental Care
To recognise someone from the care, health, or emergency services (nurse, doctor, hospital worker, fire service, police, CPSO, ambulance service) who has gone beyond the remit of their job to make an impact on peoples’ lives.
Sponsored by Andover Vision
To recognise an organisation who has made a real difference, either through their actions, through fundraising, and/or working tirelessly in their community, neighbourhood, charity or club (including music, dance, sports and the arts).
Young Person of the Year
Sponsored by Aspire Defence
To recognise a young person (under the age of 18 on 1st April 2017) who has made a real difference, either through their actions, by fundraising and/or working tirelessly in their community, neighbourhood, charity or club.
Sponsored by The Breeze
To recognise an individual who, through the exceptional nature of their actions whilst living or working within the local community, has inspired others to overcome barriers to their own achievement.
Sponsored by Places for People
To recognize someone who has been truly inspiring in the world of sport, who has made a real difference to their club or league.