Ceri Hewitt

Presentation of BEM

At a Ceremony held on 14 August, the Lord-Lieutenant on behalf of HM The Queen presented Mrs Florence Ethel Cummins with the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (the BEM) for services to the Community in Aldford.

Queen’s Award for Enterprise (Promoting Opportunity Through Social Mobility)

The Queen’s Awards are the most prestigious awards for business, celebrating the outstanding achievements of organisations across the UK. 20 July marked the launch of the refocused Promoting Opportunity (Through Social Mobility) category. The deadline for applications for the 2021 Award is 9 September and can be made via https://www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise/how-to-apply 

Duke of Edinburgh Award in Cheshire

Figures have been released showing that in the period April 2019-March 2020 6,711 young people completed the volunteering section of their DofE programme in Cheshire – a total of 79,976 hours spent on volunteering, equating to almost £348,000 in social impact value.

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020

The list of winners of QAVS 2020 includes the following Cheshire Groups: AIR (Activity in Retirement), Macclesfield Overwater Wheelyboat Services, Audlem OPAL Services (Rural West Cheshire) Vale Royal Talking Newspaper

Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2020

The following Cheshire companies have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2020: Combined Chemical Services(UK) Ltd of Appleton – Innovation Phoenix Cellular Ltd of Crewe – International Trade Rock Chemicals Ltd of Warrington – International Trade