Beach Day Thanks To Volunteers


CERTIFICATES have been awarded to two community workers for their outstanding work.
Community Voluntary Services Tendring (CVST) welcomed the High Sheriff of Essex Simon Brice to it’s Harwich Hub, in High Street, Dovercourt, on Wednesday, January 12.

Mr Brice heard about the ongoing work of CVST in the area and met some of the staff.
He also handed out two special certificates to CVST staff Becky Dowling and Yvonne Alexander.

Becky was given her award for her excellent work on the Beat the Street Harwich project, which encouraged residents to get outside and get active by using the competitive game as a way to boost fitness and overall wellbeing.

Due to her enthusiasm, ideas and huge efforts, the Harwich Beat the Street was the most successful of all those held in 2021 across the country.

Yvonne was chosen for an award for her in-depth work supporting a victim of romance crime in 2021.
Mr Brice said: “I would like to say thank you to CVST for the fantastic work it, and all its volunteers, are doing for the community in Tendring.

“The awards for Becky and Yvonne were for going the extra mile in their work in the local community and much more.”
Brenda Ellis, chairman of CVST, said: “We were delighted to welcome the High Sheriff to our Harwich Hub and explain some of the invaluable work we do in Tendring.

“Becky and Yvonne both richly deserved their awards for such inspiring community work, and we are all very proud of them.”

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