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

Role model Jane up for national diversity award

A KNUTSFORD resident and social enterprise founder has been shortlisted for a National Diversity Award in the positive role model for gender category. Jane Kenyon, who founded Girls Out Loud in 2010, has made the list after 22,000 nominees were considered. Girls Out Loud aims to raise the confidence and aspirations and teenage girls in the north west and north … Read More