Oxford Mail checklist of 2022’s Unsung Neighborhood Heroes

From fundraisers to soccer managers, a number of individuals have stood out in Oxfordshire as ‘neighborhood heroes’.

The Oxford Mail requested readers who they knew who deserved a shout-out and who they felt had made a distinction final yr.

Right here had been a few of the 2022’s neighborhood heroes in Oxfordshire:

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  • Rupert Broadhurst – a five-year-old boy nominated by Kim Moore for making hampers for a meals financial institution.
  • Steve Bott – nominated by Mat Berry for his contribution to grassroots soccer, particularly the Witney Vikings. He was recognised by the FA this yr, profitable the ‘Spirit of Grassroots Soccer’ award.
  • Cynthia Bulpitt and Mike Hissey- nominated by Chloe Gunning, Ashlee Cox and Sarah Johnson for serving to to assemble items for individuals similar to Ukrainian refugees
  • Sue Holden – nominated by the Barton Neighborhood for her 50 years of companies to the Oxfordshire suburb
  • Hasnath Miah – proprietor of Didcot takeaway Indian Dream who sadly handed away final month after struggling a stroke. He was nominated for giving out free meals to the homeless and NHS Oxford Mail: Hasnath Miah Hasnath Miah (Picture: Ed Nix)
  • Clive Calver – a retired butcher nominated by Julie Calver for serving Kennington village  by opening the village corridor, enjoying within the brass band and performing the Final Put up yearly
  • Rikki Thereval and the Botley Bikers – nominated by Jennie Botham for giving out meals and garments to the homeless
  • The Oxfordshire Foster Care Affiliation (OFCA) – nominated by Leigh Kelly for offering foster youngsters with all the pieces they want

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  • Dr Saman Ford – a Botley neighborhood ambassador nominated by Aneta Dziok for launching Botley Neighborhood Kitchen
  • Kerrie Morse and Katie Matthews – nominated by Vickie Ward for supporting many golf equipment and organisations

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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the group in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

Get in contact along with her by emailing: [email protected]

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