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Winners 2017

Congratulations to all of the winners and runner-ups of the Love Britain + Ireland Awards 2017. 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award

WINNER: Wild Goose Café

Free cafe for homeless people in Bristol - no referral needed, feeding hundreds every day!

 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for Community Building

WINNER: PO9 Pioneers (Portsmouth)

PO9 Pioneers in Portsmouth is part of an initiative to engage with people who would find it difficult to engage with traditional expressions of Church.

RUNNER-UP:

World Cafe Gloucester (Gloucester)

 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for Inclusion

WINNER: The Space (Glasgow)

The Space is about enabling families to live flourishing lives. Based in Govanhill in Glasgow an area of considerable poverty and the most culturally diverse area in Scotland.

RUNNER-UP: 

N-Gage (Manchester)

 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for Innovation

WINNER: Footprints in the Community (Redcar)

Footprints in the Community develops projects from identified gaps from feedback from clients, members of the public or referral agencies. Helping to relieve poverty and isolation in the Redcar area.

RUNNER-UP: 

Jubilee Life College (Hull)

 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for work with Older people

WINNER: Memory Worship, Worship for those with and without Dementia (Leigh-on-Sea)

Memory Worship, for those with and without dementia, ensures that people can continue to worship and experience a loving encounter with God.

RUNNER-UP: 

Care Home Friends (London)

 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for work with the Disadvantaged

WINNER: Wirral FUSS and FUPS (Wirral)

Wirral FUSS & FUPS distributes good quality recycled uniform, FREE, without judgement of family circumstances.

RUNNER-UP: 

The Living Room - Revive (Newport)

 

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for Youth and Children's work

WINNER: Ignite Trust (Wealdstone)

Ignite is addressing rising youth crime and changing the lives of young people involved in anti-social and gang related activity. Youth engagement, sport and employment are key to their strategy.

RUNNER-UP: 

Communitas (Portsmouth)

 

Categories

The Love Britain + Ireland Award for...

  • Community Building
    Awarded to an outstanding project building relationships with people and communities of different faiths.
     
  • Work with the Disadvantaged
    Awarded to an outstanding project reaching and supporting people struggling in our communities.
     
  • Inclusion
    Awarded to an outstanding project supporting and serving people with additional needs.
     
  • Start up projects
    Awarded to an outstanding project which has been launched since 1st October 2016.  
     
  • Work with Older People
    Awarded to an outstanding project serving and supporting older people in the local community.
     
  • Social Justice
    Awarded to an outstanding project which has sought to bring about a real change in community life through a local campaign
     
  • Youth and Children's Work
    Awarded to an outstanding project that is transforming the lives of children and young people in a local community.