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Lambeth Community Pride Awards 2016: Results

Tuesday night saw the second Annual Lambeth Community Pride Awards, hosted by the Mayor of Lambeth Councillor Saleha Jaffer at the Kia Oval.

The MC for the evening was Miranda Brawn, barrister, vice chair of the Black Cultural Archives. Other dignitaries included Rick Ogden commander for Lambeth London Fire Brigade, Nick Collins of the Met, Councillor Donatus Anyanwu, Councillor Scott Ainslie, Margaret Pierre director of High Trees and Mohammed Ijaz from South London Islamic Centre.

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The winners and finalists were as follow:

Best Community Garden
Winner: Ace of Clubs; 2nd: Southwell Road Residents’ Garden; 3rd: Edmundsbury Court Estate.

Best Food Growing Project
Winner: Edmundsbury Court Estate 
2nd Prize: Paradise Garden at Coade Court (Hyde Housing); 3rd: Loughborough Farm  ; 4th: Lairdale Estate.

The Best Private Garden
Winner: Cindy Kemp; Runners up: Sonia Cooper (Cressingham Gardens), Edwin Monterverde (Edmundsbury Court Estate), Mr & Mrs Morris (Jupiter Court – Caldwell Gardens Estate).

Bringing your Neighbourhood Together
Winner: Pat Broderick, Weir TRA; 2nd: George Richardson; 3rd: Stephen Keogh.

Innovation and Enterprise
Winner: Colin Crooks from Tree Shepherd; 2nd: Waterloo Community Theatre; 3rd Sports City London – Blackprint Legacy Foundation.

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Voluntary or Community Group Organisation of the Year
Winner: Brixton Soup Kitchen ; 2nd: Whippersnappers ; 3rd  St. Matthew’s Project

Young Resident of the Year
Winner: Jacqueline Gomes-Neves ;
Runners up:  and Rianne Yeboah-Cornelius

Resident of the Year 2016
87 year old Molly Sinclair from Runners up: Andrew Chan Sing and Erica Tate

The Mayor’s Special Lifetime community champion Award
went to Hazel Fraser from Stanthorpe Triangle and Dr Anis Ayub.

Each finalist received a framed certificate and gift vouchers from £150 to £400. The evening was followed by a buffet and soft drinks (as the new Mayor doesn’t permit alcohol at her events).

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