Category Annual Achievement Awards

One letter for One Somerset – Council Leader kickstarts drive for Unitary

An ambitious drive to transform local government in Somerset and save tens of millions of pounds for improved frontline services is now officially underway. Somerset County Council Leader David Fothergill has today written to Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, kickstarting the case for One Somerset – A Unitary […]

National award for inspirational Somerset social worker

An inspirational Somerset Social Worker has enjoyed ‘one of the best days of her life’ after bagging a top award. After more than forty years of dedicated service, Somerset County Council’s Chris Denovan, a Locality manager from East Huntspill, was awarded silver in the Lifetime Achievement category at the prestigious annual Social Worker of the […]

Children In Care Achievements Celebrated

The achievements of Somerset children and young people in care have been celebrated at the 2018 Annual Achievement Awards in Bridgwater and Taunton. Around 350 children and teenagers were recognised for their efforts over two award ceremonies, through nominations from social and youth workers and other Children’s Services professionals. The children and young people were […]

Children In Care Achievements Celebrated

The achievements of Somerset children and young people in care have been celebrated at the 2017 Annual Achievement Awards in Bridgwater. Around 320 children were recognised for their efforts, through nominations from social and youth workers and other Children’s Services professionals. The children and young people, spanning toddlers to young adults, were commended across five […]

Celebrating Foster Carers Awards Event

The incredible hard work and dedication of local foster carers has been recognised at a special awards event this month. Over 70 foster carers attended the awards ceremony, held on Friday 9 June, having collectively given over 205 years to help improve the lives of children and young people in Somerset. Jane and Roy Bollen […]

Celebrating the achievements of children looked after

The triumphs, successes and efforts of over 200 children and teenagers in need of or leaving care in Somerset are being celebrated this July. Over 220 young people have been nominated in this year’s Annual Achievement Awards, which are being organised by the members of the In Care and Leaving Care Councils, coordinated by Somerset […]