Annual General Meeting and Awards

Annual General Meeting

NEXT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: Tuesday 7th June 2022 Please come and support your local Council. Elect your Neighbourhood Councillors. Presentation of various local Awards.

Our Annual General Meeting is held in June. All residents of Werrington are invited to attend this. Those aged 18 and over and living in the area can attend and vote at the meeting. Anyone from outside the area can attend and speak but not vote. During the meeting Members of the Council are elected to serve a two year term (five are elected annually). The Co-opted members (up to 6) are appointed at Council Meetings throughout the year and not at the Annual General Meeting. All of the officers and representatives of our Council are appointed at the first post-AGM Full Council meeting and not at the AGM.


The Annual Awards

One of the key features of the Neighbourhood Council AGM, held in June, is always the various awards that are made to members of the community. These include:

  • The Werrington Award,
  • Community Contribution award(s),
  • Community Appreciation award(s),
  • Environment Award(s).
  • The Good Citizenship for Youth Award: Every year we seek nominations from the community for the Good Citizenship Youth Award to a local individual or group who have in some way made a significant contribution towards helping the community and/or its environment It is made to a person or persons between the age of 12 and 18.

Our 2021 Award winners:

WERRINGTON AWARD: Presented by Bill Mercer to Werrington Scout and Guide Fireworks Committee for 50 years of displaying

GOOD CITIZENSHIP YOUTH AWARD :  Presented by Roger Proudfoot to Ethan Lutterer for his dedicated Werrington environment work

ENVIRONMENT AWARD:  Presented by Roger Proudfoot to the founding PE4 Womble litter pickers Melissa Bolke, Diane Downing, Joanna Henderson and Janet Flynn

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION AWARDS: Presented by Lise Alexander Smith, who made the nomination of Newton Fallowell Estate Agents for all their support of community events and Werrington organisations

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AWARD: Presented by Vince Moon to David Gwyer who has made three films showing the importance of Cuckoos Hollow and Werrington’s meadows

In addition, the Blue Bell Village Pub has received a Community Contribution Award for all their support of community events and their community ‘Exchange’ which was presented at Neighbourhood Council’s November meeting