Community Awards 2018 

Saltford Parish Council's 2018 Community Awards were presented at Saltford's annual Parish Meeting held on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at Saltford Hall. The Saltford Village Festival volunteer team was awarded the Volunteer Team of the Year award. Individual Achievement awards were given to Sheila Bateman, Sylvia Dando, Chris Essex, Steve Johnson and Merrial Knight. Clive Shipley received the inaugural Business in the Community award. Cllr Chris Warren, Chair of Saltford Parish Council, said: "All awards are to recognise those individuals and groups in Saltford that have made and are making a positive contribution to Saltford life, and are showing leadership, initiative or commitment in the local community."
  Photos by Phil Harding
Saltford Village Festival Volunteer Team - the team plans and executes the biennial Saltford Festival with its huge range of cultural and entertainment activities for all ages. 
Sheila Bateman - for her dedication as honorary secretary of Saltford Community Association and her wider work for the village over many years. 
Sylvia Dando - for her volunteer role as domestic officer for Saltford Community Association and her active work in the community. 
Chris Essex - for his leadership, co-ordination and initiative in seeking to create a community post office and retain the village library.  Chris is the first person to receive a second individual Achievement award from the Parish Council. 
Merrial Knight - for her charity work over many years which directly helped Saltford residents in particular her work with the Keynsham and Saltford Dementia Action Alliance (KDAA).  
Clive Shipley - through his construction company, acting on a voluntary basis as project manager for the recent major refurbishment at Saltford Hall.  
Steve Johnson -  for his work as former chair of Saltford Community Association bringing SCA into the modern era with a vision that embraced the whole community. 


 

Our 2017 Community Awards
presented at the a
nnual Parish Meeting on Tuesday 4th April 2017

Steve Glavin Volunteer Leader award 
Hinton Close Day Centre Volunteer Team award 
 Saltford Business Network Volunteer Team award 

 A posthumous Lifetime Service award was announced for Audrie Guthrie.

 

Community Awards 2016

Saltford Parish Council’s Community Awards for 2016 were presented at Saltford’s Annual Parish Meeting held on Tuesday 5th April 2016 at Saltford Hall.

The following awards were made:

Saltford Brass Mill Volunteer Group – the volunteer team’s selfless service, their achievements in maintaining and opening up the Mill to the public, and for engaging with the community of Saltford and beyond

Graham Bush – contribution to the Scouting movement in Saltford

Diane Hooper - contribution to the Girl Guide movement in Saltford

Owen McDermott – contribution to the Scouting movement in Saltford and for leading the Saltford Remembrance
Parades and other initiatives to mark remembrance in Saltford

Bob Perkins – contribution to the Junior Section at Saltford Golf Club

David Phillips - contribution to the Junior Section at Saltford Golf Club

Jill Williams –contribution to the creation and development of Saltford Festival and other service to Saltford