Tag Archives: Award

Innovative and inspirational social worker short-listed for Lifetime Achievement award

An inspirational Somerset County Council social worker has been short-listed for a prestigious award in recognition of her contribution to the profession over four decades. Locality Manager Chris Denovan, from East Huntspill, has been selected as a finalist for the Lifetime Achievement category in the annual Social Worker of the Year Awards. She is one […]

National recognition for Somerset’s micro-enterprise project

Somerset’s ground-breaking community micro-enterprise project has been recognised on the national stage. Delivered in partnership with social enterprise Community Catalysts, it was highlighted at a national conference for providing an innovative new approach to meeting care and support needs. The conference, ‘A new future for social care?’, run by the charity think tank The Kings […]

Heartening nominations for Social Worker Award

Somerset County Council has received an overwhelming response from children and young people keen to shout from the rooftops about how much their Social Worker has helped them. There have been over 60 nominations for the new Children and Young People’s Social Worker of the Year Award. All of the nominations come from children and […]

Recognition for Muchelney road raising

Somerset County Council’s ambitious road raising scheme in Muchelney has received national recognition. The scheme, which saw a road to the village raised up to 1.2 metres in places, has been shortlisted for The MJ (Municipal Journal) Achievement Awards 2015 and lauded as an “innovative engineering solution”. Most of Muchelney escaped the severe flooding that […]

Pride Awards for “outstanding” Halcon One members

Three members of the Halcon One Team in Taunton have been given Pride Awards from the Police and Crime Commissioner for their outstanding service. Housing Estates Officer, Lucy Hawkins (Taunton Deane Borough Council); Early Help Officer, Sharon Collard (Somerset County Council);  Deputy Early Help Officer Tracey Harper (SCC) received their awards from Sue Mountstevens. Tracey and […]