Mayor of Croydon's Civic Awards

Volunteeers, young people and neighbours who go the extra mile were celebrated during the above ceremony.

Business in the Community:
Chequers Contract Services Ltd

Contribution to Sport and Healthy Living:
Energise FC

Don’t Mess with Croydon – Take Pride:
Sparkle Bulku

Fairer Croydon:
Roundabout

Good Neighbour:
Sarah Balch

Stronger Together:
South West London (Croydon) Law Centre Advice Volunteers

Young Achiever of the Year:
Shaniqua Benjamin

Volunteer of the Year:
Bilquis Ahmed

Voluntary Group of the Year:
Love Norbury

Lifetime Achievement Award
A special Mayor of Croydon Lifetime Achievement award was also presented to Brian Hollands, a lifelong Croydon resident who has spent 25 years volunteering at St Christopher’s Hospice.

Described as an integral member of the volunteering team, Mr Hollands received the coveted award in recognition of the hundreds of hours he has given up to be an ambulance driver, collecting patients from their homes and bringing them to the hospice for appointments as well as carrying out archiving, fundraising and assisting at events.