01 May Coronation Champions Awards
In honour of Their Majesties’ service to the country, Royal Voluntary Service launched the Coronation Champions Awards for volunteers, an official Coronation project. Together with Her Majesty The Queen Consort, the awards celebrate extraordinary volunteers across the country who have been contributing to their communities.
Thousands of people aged from 14 to 103 from all over the UK and supporting a range of causes were nominated and from these nominations, 500 volunteers have been hand-picked by a judging panel presided over by the Queen Consort, and crowned Coronation Champions
The Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, Anna Turner is delighted that 5 volunteers from across Shropshire have been recognised for their work and crowned Coronation Champions, she said “this is a wonderful start to the Coronation celebrations in our county”
Natalie Cumming – Holocaust and missing person campaigner
Jim Prescott – Allsports Coaches Coaching Academy
Sally Johnson – The Harry Johnson Trust Founder
Kiera Mayhew – only 14/15yrs and fund raiser for many charities
Chris Pettman – Friends of Telford Town Park and RAF Museum volunteer
All 500 Coronation Champions will receive a specially designed, official Coronation Champions pin and a signed certificate from His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort and are invited to attend one of the official Coronation celebrations, such as the Windsor Castle Coronation Concert or a Coronation Garden Party.