The National Diversity Awards 2017 Post Awards Winners Interview – Joshua Beckford

Joshua Beckford is recognised internationally in over 90 countries for his extraordinary educational achievements. A 12-year-old child Prodigy who is diagnosed with Autism, Joshua has already achieved more than most neuro-typical people in the world. At 2 years old, he quickly mastered reading fluently using phonics and was speaking Japanese by the age of 3. At the age of 6 he became the … Read More

The National Diversity Awards 2017

If you have been following me on social media you may have spotted that I was nominated for The National Diversity Awards on International Women’s Day 2017. I had the great pleasure of attending the awards ceremony at the majestic Liverpool Anglican Cathedral on the 8th of September. The night was aptly named in jest; ‘Donald Trump’s worst nightmare’ by … Read More

A Night To Remember…..

Liverpool is an amazing place. One of those places you need to visit again and again to get the real feel of the place. It is full of culture, history and vibrancy. But why were we there? We were there, of course, to attend the National Diversity Awards.  The National Diversity Awards is a prestigious black-tie event that recognises, honours and  … Read More

Children’s charity wins top award

A local children’s charity is celebrating after being honoured with a top award at The National Diversity Awards held at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral.  The Childhood Tumour Trust, based at Winchelsea Beach, beat seven others in the running for the Community Organisation Award for Disability at the ceremony, held last Friday (September 8). The glittering ceremony honoured role models and … Read More

Bromley charity leader honoured at the National Diversity Awards

A director at a Bromley charity has been honoured at the National Diversity Awards. Founding Artistic Director of Bromley based charity, Magpie Dance, Avril Hitman BEM received a Lifetime Achievers Award last Friday (September 8). The ceremony was hosted by Scissor Sisters singer Ana Matronic and Scissor Sisters singer Ana Matronic and was set up to reward people fighting against … Read More

Able Magazine Helps National Diversity Awards Honour Disability Heroes

Able Magazine was again privileged to be media partner with the National Diversity Awards, who have secured themselves as the premier event honouring everyday role models and organisations leading the way to greater opportunity for diversity to flourish across Society. Lead singer of the Scissor Sisters, Ana Matronic joined TV presenter, Brian Dowling to host the awards which were again … Read More

Dedicated Wendy in line for award

A community worker who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to helping people in Blackpool has been shortlisted for a national award. Wendy Pearce, 72, is in line for recognition in the Lifetime Achievement category at the National Diversity Awards. Over the years she has worked with schools, young offenders and first time parents to try and … Read More

Mary Seacole charity shortlisted for diversity award

The charity devoted to Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole has been shortlisted for a national diversity award. The Mary Seacole Trust has been shortlisted for the National Diversity Awards (NDA) 2017. The charity, which promotes the legacy of Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole, has been nominated for the Community Organisation Award in the Race, Religion and Faith category. UK charities … Read More

Inspirational yoga teacher shortlisted for top award

FARNHAM yoga teacher Cathy Richardson has been shortlisted for a national award as a result of her inspirational, encouraging and supportive approach to her clients, both through teaching yoga and in her other professions as a confidence coach and recruitment consultant.   Cathy discovered the benefits of yoga for her own health and well-being when she was in her 40s. … Read More

College shortlisted for National Diversity Award

An innovative North East college has been recognised for its outstanding work in encouraging diversity and equality in its organisation and the local community.   Gateshead College has been shortlisted for the Diverse Company Award in this year’s National Diversity Awards, which take place on September 8 at the stunning Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool.   Charities and role models from … Read More