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The efforts of local leaders has been celebrated as the shortlist for the Lichfield Live Community Awards was unveiled.

The category for Best Leadership is sponsored by Secura Labels.

It attracted a large number of nominations and the task of whittling them down to a shortlist proved extremely difficult, said chair of judges Paul Groves.

“We had nominations from those you might expect who already occupy high profile positions within our community.

“But we also received significant nominations for individuals who might not be in the spotlight but who have been working tirelessly behind the scenes to support and help the wider community.”

Paul Groves

The shortlist included:

  • Central England Co-op and Lichfield District Council
  • Darren Ennis
  • Doug Pullen
  • James Flintham
  • David Clarke
  • Sue Woodward

The winner will be revealed at the inaugural Lichfield Live Community Awards during a special online ceremony on 18th September.

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Secura Labels, which supplies self adhesive labels for a wide variety of applications and uses, has a track record of supporting the local community in Lichfield District.

From huge bulk orders or multi-national blue chip companies to smaller, bespoke services for local artisan customers, for almost 40 years Secura Labels has operated throughout the UK. 

Lichfield Live is delighted to welcome the group’s support of the inaugural awards, which aim to highlight the significant contributions made by organisations, companies and individuals to the community across Lichfield District.

Each of the award categories has attracted sponsorship:

  • Award:Best voluntary organisation. Sponsor: Chase & District Memorial Park
  • Award:Random act of kindness. Sponsor: Friends of Friary Grange
  • Award:Best leadership. Sponsor: Secura Labels
  • Award:Best local business. Sponsor: A-Plan Insurance Lichfield
  • Award:Best professional. Sponsor: UK Stoneworx.

Lichfield Live’s Panel of Judges included: Kathy Coe MBE (founder of Pathway), the Very Rev Adrian Dorber, (Dean of Lichfield Cathedral), Louie Clegg, (Best of Lichfield), Kristen Lackajis (Editor at Citylife in Lichfield), and Paul Groves.

As well as the awards categories above there will also be a People’s Choice Award voted by you during the awards show. We’re looking for the best lockdown house decoration! Send in your photos of your rainbows, teddy bears, NHS and frontline worker thanks and tune in live on Facebook or YouTube to vote for your favourites.

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  1. Lichfield litter legends definitely need recognition.

    Our local care staff need some sort of formal tribute for their consistent ongoing call to duty in visiting the people out in the community who are sick or infirm. That I feel should go without saying anyway.

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