Awards for Voluntary Service to the Community 2018
Perranuthnoe Parish Council has announced the winner of its Parish Community Award for year.
The award which was first awarded in 2017 is aimed at giving recognition to the great work of volunteers across the Parish (which includes Goldsithney,Perranuthnoe,Perran Downs and most of Rosudgeon) who work tirelessly for the area and whose efforts make the Parish the friendly community it is.
In making the award at the Goldsithney Charter Fair Andy Moore,Chairman of Perranuthnoe Parish Council gave thanks to all the shortlisted nominees.
‘Our Parish relies on the efforts of volunteers to help our community is so many different ways and this years nominees have all play their part in making this area a great place to live
Lyn and Claire Newby were nominated they have voluntarily cleaned Perranuthnoe beach, Boat Cove and Trenow beaches for ten years spending hundreds of hours doing so. Thank you for their amazing efforts and dedication.
Enid Smith was nominated and she has spent most of her life dedicated to raising funds for many charities including St Julia’s Hospice. By selling flowers, potted plants, shrubs and baking and cakes, she has raised over £40.000. Thank you Enid for your dedication and untiring efforts.
This year the Parish Council that made the decision that Mr Noel Elliot represented the spirit of what the Parish Council’s Community Award is all about.
Noel has been the centre of everything in Goldsithney for many, many years helping with such community events such as the Christmas Lights where in can often be seen up a ladder in the freezing cold weather ensuring the village is made beautiful for the festivities. He also is a stalwart reliable worker for the annual Charter Fair. Noel also works voluntarily as a Caretaker at St Piran’s Hall in Goldsithneyand such is his local fame everyone knows the shed at the rear of our community hall as ‘Noel’s Shed’.
The Parish Council are proud to present this year’s Community Award to Noel Elliott who was truly considered by all, as an ‘Unsung Hero’ of our Parish.’
Noel Elliot (left) receiving the Perranuthnoe Parish Community award from Parish Council Chairman Andy Moore (right)