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Volunteer Finalists

Person centred: Linda Page - My Sighted Guide Midlands, Marilyn Fisher - Fundraiser South East, Anne Pollock - My Sighted Guide North East.

Expert: Lisa Allison - Puppy Raiser and FR Group Coord North West, Sue Marks - FR Group Coord and Treasurer South West, Sarah Hammett - Safeguarding Trainer South West.

Mandy Pike - Fundraiser South West, Liz Sykes - FR Group Coordinator South East, Yvonne Smith - Puppy Raiser Midlands.           

Mid-Wiltshire Fundraising Group South West, Sevenoaks Fundraising Group South East, John Fairley – Fundraiser Midlands.

Lead by example: Jan Wallace - Fundraiser and Merchandise coord Wales, Catherine Pitney - FR Group Coordinator South West, Sophie Vann - Specialist Vol Midlands.

Engage: Lynda Browett - My Sighted Guide Midlands, Becky Dytham - My Sighted Guide Scotland, Lynne Fear - Puppy Raising, FR and Speaker Midlands.

Community Sighted Guiding Award: Maureen Harle - My Sighted Guide North East, Bryan White - My Sighted Guide South West, Phillip Storey - My Sighted Guide North East.

Staff Finalists

Person centred: Anna Standing - CAS Operations Manager Midlands and East, Emily Booth - Guide Dog Mobility Specialist North West, John Turnbull - Specialist Education Support Officer North East, with team Rachel Graham, Tony Murray, and Catherine Power.

Expert: The Breeding Dog Advisor Team  Midlands and East, Pete Lock - National Habilitation Lead Belfast, Puppy Raising Department.

Optimistic: Laura Bradley - Operations Support Coordinator Scotland and Northern Ireland, Janine Dixon - Head of Breeding Operations Midlands and East, Molly Line - Family Events Officer South West and Wales.

Partner: John Welsman - Customer Experience Lead South East, The Events Team, Suzanne Sharples - IS Business Analyst South East.

Lead by example: Georgie Fields - Strategic HR Business Partner Reading South East, Tony Benham - CAS Operations Manager North East, Dee Beach - Vision Rehabilitation Specialist Reading South East.

Engage: Spotlight Team - Clare Hellery Internal Comms Manager and James Betts Video Producer Reading South East, Anne Rowse - Community Fundraising Relationship Mgr Edinburgh Scotland, Paco Villalvilla - Guide Dog Mobility Specialist Edinburgh Scotland.

Service User Finalists

Outstanding Person of the Year: Cheryl Bradshaw – Guide Dog Owner & VRS rehab Glasgow, Scott Bailey – Guide Dog Owner Liverpool, Terry Quinn – Guide Dog Owner Leeds.    

Guide Dog Partnership of the Year: Hilary Lester and Portia – Cardiff, Anica Zeyen and Lassie Reading, Tom McInulty and Toby – Southampton.

Inspirational Young Person of the Year: Mason Davies – Cardiff, Caitlin Leigh – Blackburn North West, Owen Agombar – Welwyn.

Hero Dog Finalists

Lassie - guide dog to Anica Zeyen,
Stormzy - buddy dog to the Tilley family,
Elsa - guide dog to Mel Griffiths.    

Don’t forget we will also be announcing the volunteer and staff winners of the Chairmans Innovation Award and the Princess Alexandra Award for Lifetime Achievement live at the event.

You can support your unsung heroes virtually by joining the live stream of the People Awards on Wednesday, 8 November, 1.30-3pm. 

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