For those of you that don't know, the CM1STMAS awards are all about honouring the achievements of inspiring individuals who contribute their time and effort to benefit and improve the parishes of Chelmsford.
We selected 4 categories for this year's awards:
Inspirational Adult / Inspirational Young Person - Individuals that are recognised as an inspiration in respect of their voluntary work, such as overcoming or dealing with adversity or showing passion and commitment for a voluntary project
Community Champion / Environment Champion - Individuals who go above and beyond for their community or the environment and are determined to make a difference
A big thank you to everyone that nominated and voted, all the stories were truly remarkable and it’s so great to know we have such inspirational, caring and brave individuals in our community.
The winners are;
Kate Bome – Inspiration Adult
Jo Westram – Community Champion
Graham Clarke – Environmental Champion
Finley Ranson – Inspiration Young Person
You can find their stories and the stories of our shortlisted nominees below.
Our winner's had the honour of turning on the Christmas Lights this year in Chelmsford! To see how they got on, please follow our social channels or look through our gallery!