The nominees for the Good Neighbours category are:
Mike Frazer – Greengates Community Group Mike is founder and secretary of the friends of Greengates cenotaph group and has been responsible for forming partnerships with local businesses, Greengates primary school and individuals to raise both awareness of the memorial gardens and raised funding for them – over £1500 for 2 x Tommy silhouettes sculptures and £500 to pay for 100 plants planted by schoolchildren from the primary school – to mark the centenary of the armistice in 1918
Sam Sagar Sam’s dedication is second to none. Not many would retire and continue to support the community in the way that Sam has. He is a member of the local church and has been instrumental in the development of the Welcome project which tackles loneliness and isolation by opening its door every week to the community. He co-ordinates the local Neighbourhood Watch scheme and runs an inspiring citizenship project in schools to develop life skills and help young people prepare for adulthood.