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Picture of the love where we live finalists from 2019

Fegans, the children’s charity that supports children and their families through counselling and parent support, was crowned the overall 2018 Love Where We Live winner.

Fegans also won this year’s Charity of the Year award.

Fegans’ priority is to support children with one to one counselling sessions and to provide parenting support, with the goal of working towards a world where children are free to become all they were created to be. Their work serving the children and families of the local community is already making an impact in Tunbridge Wells.

Eight awards in total were given out at this year’s ceremony, ranging from Best Group and Ethical Business to Young Sports Achiever and Individual Hero.

The winners and finalists for all the awards were:

Best Group Award

Winner - Tunbridge Wells Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteers

  • Finalist - Domestic Abuse Volunteer Support Services
  • Finalist - Rusthall Community Cinema

Charity of the Year Award

Winner - Fegans

  • Finalist - Life & Soul
  • Finalist - Tunbridge Wells Mental Health Resource

Ethical Business Award

Winner - Childrensalon

  • Finalist - CountryBike
  • Finalist - The Forum, Tunbridge Wells

Individual Hero Award

Winner - Gill Daniels

  • Finalist - Davie Hardie
  • Finalist - Philippa Bernstein

Sports Achiever of the Year Award

Winner - Tunbridge Wells Hockey Club

  • Finalist - Joe Watts
  • Finalist - Dave Allen

Young Sports Achiever of the Year Award

Winner - Fern Sneddon

  • Finalist - Tunbridge Wells Rugby Football Club U15 Ladies Team
  • Finalist - Rebekah O'Brien

Young Volunteer of the Year Award

Winner - Milly Evans

  • Finalist - Connor Terry
  • Finalist - Tommy Barlow