Unsung heroes win awards from Homes for Haringey

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Ten of Haringey’s unsung heroes have been recognised for their valuable community work. 

The event was attended by more than 100 people and organised by Homes for Haringey’s Resident Engagement team.

The annual awards ceremony, now in its fifth year, was held at Tottenham Town Hall on Thursday, April 3.

More than 100 people attended the event ,where Homes for Haringey’s executive director of operations Astrid Kjellberg-Obst presented winners with special inscribed plaques.

Winners Rose Cameron and Soograh Gulamhussain, Dorothy Greenway, Paulette Hamilton, Michael Kaye, Bedale House; Nisha Mansoor, Len Mears, Nigel Shervey, Jeanette Sitton were selected from more than 20 nominations.

Their work includes working with young people, supporting elderly people and vulnerable residents, improving communal areas and green spaces on estates, and working closely with us to improve services.

The special achievement award went to Anne Scott, of Wood Green.

She has been working to engage young people on Bracknell Close estate in Wood Green by organising activities for them on the estate and getting them together with older neighbours.

Ms Scott also works closely with Homes for Haringey in her role as advocate.

She said: “Getting the award was a lovely surprise and it felt really good to be acknowledged for the work I do.

"It’s fantastic that all of the resident volunteers were recognised for their work. The evening was brilliant, the food lovely and the atmosphere excellent. I really enjoyed it.”

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