Best of Awards

Every year we honour the outstanding achievements of many of Luton's individuals, groups and organisations. These people are often unsung heroes who willingly give up their time to help others and contribute to our community, and the Luton's Best Awards is our way to thank these people for their outstanding efforts.

Luton's Best Winners 2014:

Young Achiever

Winner: Elliott Browne

Shortlisted: Kaya Hussain, Dawood Masood


Child of Courage

Winner: Charlie Nelson

Shortlisted: Katie Andrews, Dawood Masood


Adult Achiever

Winner: Matt Quick

Shortlisted: Beth Gregson, Dave Hall


Best Fundraiser

Winner: Sam Findlay

Shortlisted: Sabath Shazia, Team Boxfit


Best Volunteer

Winner: Liz Goldney

Shortlisted: Norma Farmer, Eddie Gradon


Community Business Person

Winner: Phyl Rainey

Shortlisted: Mohammed Nadeem, Caroline Wallace


Community Company of the Year

Winner: Penrose Synergy

Shortlisted: Centre for Youth and Community Development, Stepping Stones


Community Project of the Year

Winner: Open Arts Project

Shortlisted: Luton2me, Museum Makers


Environmental Achievement

Winner: Team Signposts

Shortlisted: The Cheynes Infant Primary School environmental project, Simon Hall


Keeping Luton Safe

Winner: Aldwyck's next generation project

Shortlisted: Bedfordshire Police - 24 Hours in Police Custody, Umar Hussain

Leisure and Culture 

Winner: Museum Makers

Shortlisted: Doog Moody, Caroline Wallace


Lifetime Achievement

Winner: Terry Jones

Shortlisted: Bill Barrett, Eileen McMahon, Doog Moody


Luton in Harmony

Winner: Pastor Lawrence Fagbayi

Shortlisted: Annual Peacewalk, Luton Mela


Lutonian of the Year

Winner: Kim Grieg

Shortlisted: Liz Aldous, Luton2me


Outstanding Teacher

Winner: Vince Neale

Shortlisted: Elizabeth Harvey, Delia Patterson


Service with a Smile

WInner: Volunteer Driver for Age Concern Luton

Shortlisted: The Community Engagement Team, Hatters Children's Centre


Sporting Inspiration

Winner: Dave Hall

Shortlisted: Bill Barrett, Christian Iszchak


Care in the Community

Winner: Margaret Bennett

Shortlisted: Mary Seacole, Volunteer Drivers for Age Concern Luton


Luton's Most Outstanding Citizen 2014

Winner: Debra Knight

Shortlisted: Liz Aldous, Sabath Shazia


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