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Community Action Awards 2018 June 2018 Back to News

June 2018

Jacqui Robertson

Community Action Awards 2018

Community Action Award


Arts and Heritage Category

Community Action Award

Runner Up

Overall Runner Up

Fantastic news! The Friends of Shanklin Theatre were selected as Winner of the Isle of Wight 2018 Community Action Awards for the Arts & Heritage category and Overall Runner-Up from over 60 nominations. Our thanks go to all our loyal, hardworking and dedicated volunteers for this achievement. Thank you!

The total award prize money was £800.

The aim of these awards is to encourage and reward dedication in the voluntary sector.
Entries were judged on:

  • The positive impact they are having on the lives of Island residents
  • Originality
  • Input of volunteers
  • Good partnership working

A special thank you to Michael Beston for submitting our entry form consisting of an essay of more than 1000 words and Janet Wardle, Rob Robertson and David Kast for presenting our work to the judges.

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Rob Robertson, Janet Wardle, Matt Day and Michael Beston attended the awards ceremony on Wed 13th June at the Riverside Centre, Newport.

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Snowdon House Hotel

Snowdon House

The Snowdon is a Silver Award, 4 star guest house situated just some 100 metres away from the spectacular cliff walk and views of Sandown Bay.

Rob Bird and Son

Ron Bird and Son

RON BIRD & SON are a family business based in the Isle of Wight providing piano tuning and technical services to customers across the Isle of Wight and UK.

Island Web Services

Island Web Services

Island Webservices is an Isle of Wight based web design and hosting company. We make search engine friendly, quick to load web sites that are accessible and easy to use on all devices.

The Clifton

The Clifton

Brimming with coastal charm, this oasis of calm is perched perfectly on Shanklin's clifftop, it's the home from home where you can make yourself comfortable in one of 15 individually designed bedrooms.

Jane Oliver

Jane Oliver Educational Consultant

I can assist schools with all aspects of behaviour management, based on sound practical experience and theoretical knowledge.

First Act Theatre Group

First Act Theatre Group

Shanklin Theatre provides a great home for First Act Theatre Group (a theatre group for people with learning disabilities).


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Sandra Honey

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