We were immensely proud to be asked to sponsor the Emergency Services Award again this year.

Chad editor Phil Bramley said: “There are many reasons to be proud of our area, but the main one is the incredible people who live and work here to make it such a fantastic community.

“These awards are perhaps the most important that the Chad presents each year. They honour the brave and the determined, the ordinary people who do the special things that prove to be such an inspiration to us all.

“I am incredibly proud to be involved with these awards as they recognise our area’s TRUE heroes: the unsung people of courage and commitment who deserve recognition the most.”

This year Cllr Joyce Bosnjak kindly presented the award on our behalf to a very deserving police officer who went the extra mile whilst on duty.

The evening was a huge success and yet another truly humbling experience.