Civic awards

You can nominate a person or group that lives or works in Barnet who deserves recognition for their achievements and contribution to the borough. 

We review each nomination and the winners are then invited to attend a ceremony at the Town Hall to receive their award.

2018 Civic Award nominations are now closed

Thank you for your nominations. We will announce the winners soon.

2017 Civic Award winners

Andy Savage was recognised for his service to the Avenue House Estate Trust and Friends of Stephens House and Gardens. He has secured funds through grants, fundraisers for Stephens House and Gardens and regularly volunteers his services to looking after the grounds.

Chris Sykes was acknowledged for her commitment and dedication to vulnerable elderly people in the borough, giving herself tirelessly to the community of older people and the volunteers who join her.

George Irons was recognised posthumously for his services, commitment and contribution to the local area as Vice Chairman of the East Barnet Residents’ Association and the Chairman of Friends of Oak Hill Park, pioneering the installation of outdoor gym equipment and working with GPs at the Brunswick Park Health Centre ensuring the best facilities were provided after the centre was damaged by fire. Mr Irons sadly passed away before he learned he had been nominated for an award. His vellum was collected by his daughter Joanne Harding and grandson Adam Harding on his behalf.

John Living accepted the award for his outstanding voluntary contribution as Chairman of the Mill Hill Preservation Society for the last 12 years. His leadership has contributed to the safeguarding of the Green Belt and protected Mill Hill’s historic heritage.

Dr Chris Page was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the North London Hospice as a trustee from 1995 until 2013 and as one of the Founders of the North West Support Group which raises some £100,000 per year for the hospice. Also for his dedication as Chair of the Hampstead Garden Suburb Horticultural Society and his support to other charitable activities.

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