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Winners of the Mayor’s Community Awards 2022 announced

This year’s unsung heroes receiving a Mayor’s Community Award have been named, with a five-year-old litter picker among the winners.

Outgoing Mayor Cllr Colin Huckle and incoming Mayor Cllr Ann Weaving have been out and about meeting our worthy winners to give them a big shout out for the selfless work they do for others in Weymouth.

And the winners are…

Hali-Rai. Aka Hali Hero, or the Litter-pick Legend, our youngest winner at five-years-old spent the last year regularly clearing The Marsh and encouraging others by her example. 

Dawn Sewell. Dawn is an unsung hero and true pillar of the community, being instrumental with the Littlemoor Community Action Group and Littlemoor Food Bank. 

Jim Halls. Jim is an utterly dedicated member of the Weymouth community in respect of his work within youth football.  

Weymouth and Portland Marine Litter Project. David Taylor and Jane Fuhrmann representing Weymouth and Portland Marine Litter Project received the award for the provision of receptacles for the safe disposal of fishing tackle.

Bob Ford. Bob is a volunteer running a volunteer group doing dry stone walling and hedging at Tumbledown. He will be presented with his certificate at a later date.

Des Lochrie from Cycling Without Age and the Cycling Without Age volunteers. The Weymouth group has the largest fleet of trishaws in the country with other groups looking to mirror their success.

James Knott-Fancy. James works hard for the community as a volunteer and helped to establish the Littlemoor Nest.

Cllr Colin Huckle congratulated all our winners during the annual town council meeting on Wednesday 11th May, highlighting what an inspiration they all are for the town.