I was honoured to meet some amazingly inspirational people when I hosted the Radio Pembrokeshire Local Hero Awards 2017 on Friday 24th February at the Wolfscastle Country Hotel!

My guest co-host for the evening was Pembrokeshire’s very own West End star and Songs of Praise presenter, Connie Fisher. It was a joy to work alongside Connie. She is such a beautiful person. We had lots of other beautiful people at our very glitzy evening too!

The event was sponsored by the Bluestone Foundation. They help so many people and organisations throughout Pembrokeshire and it was amazing to have their support once again this year. We had ten inspirational award winners and then handed out a very special award at the end.

The community pulls together in Pembrokeshire and this theme was something that joined up the evening and the people in the room. It was a humbling evening with some individual and emotional stories of true grit, determination, kindness and inspiration.

Congratulations to every single winner and their families. I hope to host the next Radio Pembrokeshire Local Hero Awards next year! You can hear the backstage interviews in a special programme on Radio Pembrokeshire between 2pm and 4pm on Sunday 5th March. Find out more at www.RadioPembrokeshire.wales

You can catch me on Radio Pembrokeshire Drivetime weekdays between 3pm and 7pm and also every Saturday between 10am and 2pm!

Winners:-

Community Champion sponsored by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park:- Barry John MBE

Child of Courage sponsored by Pembroke Power Station:- Megan Sadler

Mum of the Year sponsored by Begelly Arms Hotel:- Rhonwen Evans

Dad of the Year sponsored by Wolfscastle Country Hotel:- Neil Barber

Fundraiser of the Year sponsored by Pembrokeshire Frame:- Luke Harding

Carer of the Year sponsored by West Wales Properties:- Chelsea Griffiths

Teacher of the Year sponsored by Oakwood Theme Park:- Joe Phillips

The Radio Pembrokeshire Sports Star:- Jacob Thomas

Inspiration Award sponsored by Kiln Park, Tenby:- Emma Picton-Jones

Act of Bravery Award sponsored by Futureworks:- Billy Connor & Gary Slack

Radio Pembrokeshire Local Hero Award with Bluestone Foundation:- Luke Harding

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