The Lord-Lieutenant has presented the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020 to the volunteers of Vale Royal Talking Newspaper and of OPAL (Older People Active Lives) Rural West Cheshire.
The Lord-Lieutenant, on behalf of HM The Queen, has presented The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2020 to Activity in Retirement (Macclesfield).
The Lord-Lieutenant, on behalf of HM The Queen, has presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade) 2020 to Phoenix Cellular of Marshfield Bank, Crewe. Phoenix Cellular is a wholesaler of used mobile phones and wearable devices and wins the Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.
At a Ceremony held at Tatton Park on 8 October, the Lord-Lieutenant presented Mr Thomas Kelly of Prestbury with an honorary OBE for services to the information and communications technology sector in Wales.
Knights Bachelor Professor Philip Redmond CBE of Willington for services to Broadcasting and Arts in the Regions Order of the British Empire Steven Baker of Kingsley for services to Education Patricia Ann Chrimes of Sandiway for services to Ex-Service Personnel Carol Ann Culley of Macclesfield for services to Local Government Pamela Theresa Hall of Chester …
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.
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
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.
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
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