A celebration of the kindness of other
people from within our community.
The winners of the inaugural Rochester Local Heroes were announced during a gala presentation on 2 October 2021 at St Margaret’s Church. The winners are shown below together with a gallery of photos.
Is there a business that has supported the community beyond its normal remit?
NOMINEES: Rose Studios Photography; Copenhagen Blue;
Naked Products Co; Ginger Lily Florist; Taylor Williams Photography;
Karsons Pharmacy; Rico Sabor; Austens
BEST GRASS ROOTS ORGANISATION
SPONSORED BY LOVE BROWNIES
Who’s been making a change for the better from the ground up?
NOMINEES: Friends of Rochester Churchfields & Esplanade (FoRCE);
St Margaret’s School, Troy Town; Medway Pride Radio; Medway Rugby Club; Intra Arts
SPONSORED BY CO-OP DELCE ROAD
Which local charity organisation deserves recognition?
NOMINEES: Nucleus Arts; Wisdom Hospice Shop;
My Shining Star UK; Club Ausome Medway
Professional or otherwise, who deserves to be recognised for their kindness?
NOMINEES: Jane Baker-Davies; Rachel Butler; Shannon Burns; Lou En
WINNER: JANE BAKER-DAVIES
Who went the extra mile to help others for no reward?
NOMINEES: John Portman; Juliette Gosling; Terri Zbyszewska
WINNER: JOHN PORTMAN
BEST QUIET GOOD DEED
SPONSORED BY GINGER LILY FLORIST
Any individual, group, charity or business that achieved something special without fanfare.
NOMINEES: Pam Boarer; Alan Moss; Terry Morgan; Lucy Horner; Shane Waterman
WINNER: PAM BOARER
HERO OF HEROES
A special category recognising the efforts of one individual
WINNER: TERRY MORGAN