Posted by Aston Avery

Basildon Volunteer Awards 2023

The 2023 Basildon Volunteer Awards were held at the Towngate Theatre in Basildon celebrating and highligting the work within the volunteering sector throughout the Basildon Borough by individuals and groups.

Here are the winners of each category along with the highly commended:

Voluntary Group/Project of the Year

  • Winner: Holy Trinity Covid Vaccination Centre
  • Highly Commended: Castledon Sixth Form – Wat Tyler Volunteers

Young Volunteer of the Year

  • Winner: Thomas Williams
  • Highly Commended: Aaron Svanda

Fundraising Champion

  • Winner: Jon Barrow
  • Highly Commended: Keeley Scarborough

Inspirational Role Model

  • Winner: Sylvina Tate
  • Highly Commended: Adrian Swinchatt

Long Service

  • Winner: Peggy Harris
  • Highly Commended: Karen Batman

Community Star

  • Winner: Joseph Want
  • Highly Commended: Michael Long

People’s Choice (only award voted for by the public)

  • Winner: Holy Trinity Covid Vaccination Centre

Lifetime Achievement

  • Winner: Ken Porter
  • Highly Commended: Peggy Harris

Volunteer of the Year (Tony Guyon Memorial Cup)

  • Winner: Sylvina Tate

Aston caught up with some of the winners of the volunteer awards along with the Mayor of Basildon Cllr Luke MacKenzie and Basildon Youth Council.

Thomas Williams
Holy Trinity Covid Vaccination Centre
Ken Porter
Sylvina Tate
Mayor of Basildon – Cllr Luke MacKenzie
Basildon Youth Council

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