GWT Recognition Awards 2017

Congratulations to our 2017 recognition award winners and thank you to everyone for sending in your nominations. We had a brilliant response and there were some very deserving winners. Well done to all.

The awards celebrate and recognise the outstanding talent, commitment and inspirational involvement of workers, volunteers and groups who are involved with and are embracing Intergenerational work across Scotland.

GWT believe that Intergenerational practice aims to bring people together in purposeful, mutually beneficial activities, which promote greater understanding and respect between generations, and contributes to building more cohesive communities.

These awards will promote intergenerational work and inspire individuals and organisations from the third, public and private sectors to continue to grow their intergenerational work and embed it within their practice and policy.

The five categories Trophy Winners of 2017 Recognition Awards in Intergenerational work were:

  • New intergenerational project (Less than 12months) – Calderglen Life Story Group, Calderglen High School.
  • Established intergenerational project (Greater than 1 year) – T in the Street, a project from Williamwood High School & The Richmond Fellowship Scotland.
  • Building successful partnerships through intergenerational work – The Connect Project, Raploch Community Partnership.
  • Outstanding Volunteer – Diane McGowan, Dumfries Get Together.
  • Yvonne Coull, Local Network Coordinators Award – Robin Falconer, Dundee intergenerational network.

Due to the outstanding applications submitted Certificates of outstanding contribution were also awarded to the following projects:

  • New intergenerational project (Less than 12months) – Vintage Vibes a project from LifeCare Edinburgh.
  • New intergenerational project (Less than 12months) – The Connect Project from Raploch Community Partnership.
  • Established intergenerational project (Greater than 1 year) – Intergenerational Hospital Befriending, a project run by Befriending Caithness.
  • Established intergenerational project (Greater than 1 year) – Bute Community Pantomime, run by Achievement Bute.
  • Building successful partnerships through intergenerational work – Food For Life Scotland, run by the Soil Association.
  • Outstanding Volunteer – Ronnie Robertson, Connect Project, Raploch Community Partnership.

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