Community Action Awards 2017 - The Results!

Submitted on 12 May 2017 by Emma Goldring

HomeStart IOW were the overall winners of the CAIW Awards 2017
Community Action Awards 2017 – The Results
Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to our sponsors!

Local Communities sponsored by Isle of Wight Council
1st – All Saints Church, Gurnard
2nd – Friends of Freshwater Library
3rd – Storeroom2010

Environment sponsored by Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)
1st – Best Kept Village Awards
2nd – Nature Zones Wildlife Ed Trust
3rd – Bembridge Green Towns Street Group

Village Halls and Community Centres sponsored by Norris & Fisher
1st – Havenstreet Community Association
2nd – Trinity Theatre
Equal 3rd – Bembridge Village Hall and The Exchange, Brighstone

Children & Young People sponsored by Isle of Wight Community Fund
1st – Homestart IOW
2nd – Girlguiding Isle of Wight
3rd – Rainbow Club

Arts & Heritage sponsored by Morris Crocker
1st -Isle of Wight Music, Dance and Drama Festival
2nd – Shademakers UK Carnival Club
3rd – Brading Community Archive Group

Healthy Lives sponsored by My Life a Full Life
1st Isle of Wight Mencap, Haylands
2nd Cowes Sailability
3rd Headway Isle of Wight

Older People sponsored by Island Healthcare
1st – Cruse Bereavement Care Isle of Wight
2nd – National Osteoporosis Society Isle of Wight           Support Group
3rd – Nellies: Gunville Community Association

Sport sponsored by Glanvilles Legal Services
1st – Isle of Wight Special Olympics
2nd – West Wight Youth Football
3rd – West Wight Swimming Club

Claire Carter from Isle of Wight Special Olympics won the Judges Special Award. The Isle of Wight Music, Dance & Drama Festival were overall runners up and Homestart IOW were the overall winners on the evening