Melksham Civic Awards 2023 and Mayor’s Reception 2024

March 26, 2024

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The winners of the Melksham TownCouncil Civic Awards 2023 were announced and presented on Friday 22ndMarch 2024 at the annual Mayor’s Reception.

The winners of each category were:

Mayor’s Cadets
- Cadet Taya Blackett- 2385 Melksham Squadron, AirTraining Corps
- Sergeant Shannon Bullock- Army Cadet, Melksham Detachment

The Achievement Awards
- Lexi Czerwionka- Melksham Town Lionesses Under 10’s Football Club
- Melksham School of Ballet, Tap & Modern

The Community Service Awards
- Beth Dark- Melksham Carnival, MelkshamLions Club
- Melksham Christmas Lights Group
- David and Caroline Williams- Melksham Rugby Club, Melksham Community Larder
- Laura Smith- Help Counselling Services
- Melksham Lions Club
- Louisa Lewis- Melksham Free Dining
- Melksham & District Link Scheme
- Melksham News
- Terri Welch- Melksham Bloomers, Monday Movies
- Wendy Clayton- Alzheimer's Support

The Enhancing Melksham Awards
- Evie's Kitchen
- Joe McCann

Other highlights of the evening included music and compering from the dynamic duo The DeciBelles, and a successful charity raffle and auction for Help for Heroes.

Town Mayor Councillor Simon Crundell said: 'I would like to thank all the staff and volunteers involved for their dedication in organising this wonderful event. I am especially grateful to Sara Land, the Mayor's Secretary, who managed the organisation, and to the Air Cadets, who volunteered their time to ensure the smooth running of the event. Congratulations to all the Civic Award winners of 2023/24. They truly display the best of Melksham, and we are lucky to have such community-oriented individuals and organisations among us.'

Credit as always to Linda De Santiz for her incredible photography which can be found here