Photos from the LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards Ceremony

The LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards took place on Tuesday 25th February in the Lord Mayor’s Parlour at Westminster City Hall. The evening provided a brilliant opportunity to celebrate the hard work of councillors across the country and we were joined by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Rt. Hon. Eric Pickles MP.

Mr Pickles praised the winners and personally gave the Young Councillor of the Year Award and the Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship. A full list of winners and those who were highly commended is available here.

Below are some of the best photos from the night:

England, UK . 25.2.2014. London . 2014 LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards. Licensed for immediate editorial use and PR distribution free of charge in connection with the awards, all other rights reserved.Photo of the C’llr Awards winners with Lady Bruce-Lockhart and the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

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Emily Georghiou, Age UK awards the Judges’ Special Mention to Cllr Steve Evans, Wolverhampton City Council.

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Emily Georghiou, Age UK, presents the Age UK Award to Cllr Janet Burgess, Islington Borough Council.

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Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, presents the CCLA Award for Outstanding Contribution to Financial Performance to Cllr Stephen Edwards, Forest Heath District Council. The award was won jointly by Cllr Stephen Edwards and Cllr David Ray, St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

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The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Cllr Sarah Richardson, welcomes attendees to the Lord Mayor’s Parlour.

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Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, presents the Partnership Achievement of the Year Award to Cllr Jenny Whittle, Kent County Council.

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Mark Davies, CCLA, highlights why the CCLA supports the C’llr Achievement Awards.

England, UK . 25.2.2014. London . 2014 LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards. Licensed for immediate editorial use and PR distribution free of charge in connection with the awards, all other rights reserved.Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU, presents the Sustainability Champion of the Year Award to Cllr Rob Curtis, Vale of Glamorgan Council.

England, UK . 25.2.2014. London . 2014 LGiU & CCLA C’llr Achievement Awards. Licensed for immediate editorial use and PR distribution free of charge in connection with the awards, all other rights reserved.The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, commends Cllr Sir Merrick Cockell on winning the Judges’ Special Award for Contribution to Local Government.

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The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, presents the Bruce-Lockhart Member Scholarship.

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 Cllr Tony Jackson, Vice-Chair of LGiU, talks about the importance of valuing the hard work and contributions of local councillors.

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Jonathan Carr-West congratulates Cllr Jim McMahon on winning the 2014 Leader of the Year Award.

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Jonathan Carr-West awards the Judges’ Special Mention to Cllr Jane Scott, Leader of the Year.

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Jonathan Carr-West presents the Community Champion of the Year Award to Cllr Jack Hopkins, London Borough of Lambeth

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Jonathan Carr-West presents the Digital Innovator of the Year Award to Cllr Theo Blackwell.

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The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, presents the Young Councillor of the Year Award to Cllr Rhodri Oliver, North Norfolk District Council.

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