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Southend's STARS Awards

Southend's STARS Awards 2015

STARS 2015 Finalists

It’s almost time for our annual STARS awards when the organisation recognises individuals, teams and partners that have excelled in demonstrating our organisation’s aims and values. 500 nominations were received by the shortlisting panel and we can now announce the finalists for STARS 2015. Congratulations to all finalists.


The winners will be announced at an awards event on Friday 16th October 2015 at the Cliffs Pavilion, Station Road, Southend-on-Sea.


Every nomination is recognition of excellent service and performance and all nominees that were not shortlisted will receive a letter of thanks and recognition from their Director.




  • David Gilkes
  • Lisa Holloway
  • Sharon Langston
  • Susan Burrell, Vernon Doherty and Judith Mummery (Cross Council Project)




  • Brenda Lewis
  • Denise Burgess
  • Gemma Loizou and Lucie Nicholas
  • Sharon Griffiths




  • Child and Family Early Intervention Team
  • Cycle Southend
  • Jo Dickinson and Nancy Smith
  • Liesel Park and Sally Watkins




  • Mark Kelly
  • School Nursing Team
  • Josie Cobb
  • Waste Procurement Project Team


Valuing Diversity


  • Alison Paveling
  • Glyn Jones
  • Sian Hines
  • Streets Ahead




  • Amanda Rogers
  • Marnie Bowling and Kim Morris
  • Development Control Team
  • Essential Living Fund Team


Employee of the Year


  • John Johnson
  • Amit Bansal
  • Angela Ejoh
  • Joe Hill


Apprentice of the Year


  • Adam Hennell
  • Daniel Howard
  • Kerry Siddle
  • Josh King


Team of the Year


  • Southend Hospital Social Work Team
  • Economic Development Team
  • Southend Therapy and Recovery Team (START)
  • Integrated Commissioning Team


Customer Service - Customer Facing


  • Customer Service Centre
  • Equipment and Adaptations Service
  • Lisa Hawkins
  • Registration Service


Customer Service - Support


  • Caroline Foley
  • HR Operational Services
  • Richard Eborall
  • The Tickfield Team




  • Debbie Williams
  • Diane Bowden
  • Gill Jay
  • Kelly Clarke


Engaging Leadership


  • Alan Richards
  • Caroline Jennings
  • Lysanne Eddy
  • Paul Mavin
  • Sylwia Przybylek


Focused Performance


  • Alan Richards
  • Nicola Mason
  • Rob Walters
  • Sara Hadden


Resilience & Growth


  • Ellie Hal-Fead
  • Focal Point Gallery
  • Neil Watkins
  • Tony Wagstaff

The Presentation night is funded entirely by external sponsorship income. We gratefully acknowledge all our sponsors and their generosity in supporting the event.

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