Sunday, 9 October 2016

Pride of Houghton Awards 2016


Pride of Houghton Awards took place on Saturday evening at the Memorial Hall in Houghton Regis in front of a sell out audience.

The Pride of Houghton Awards are organised by Houghton Regis Town Council to celebrate the achievements of truly remarkable people who make our town a better place.

Nominated by the public, the winners are from all walks of life, of all ages.

Their achievements are inspiring for these are just ordinary people, they are truly extraordinary. The winners were whittled down to a shortlist, from which the judging panel chose the award winners.




  • The Individual Award was sponsored by Perfect Profiles and went to Lacey Ball.



  • The Local Group Award was sponsored by D & I Family Butchers and went to YAWN (Young Adults With Needs).



  • The Community Facilitator Award sponsored by the Town Council went to Irene Carpenter.



  • The Carer Award was sponsored by Zebra Properties and went to David Coskeran.



  • The Young Person Award was sponsored by the Town Council and went to Harry Backhouse.



  • The Local Hero Award was sponsored by the Town Council and went to Sarah Pyatt-Beer





  • The Local Business Award was sponsored by Snakes & Ladders and went to Helen Garrett (Creative Creations). 



  • The Lifetime Achievements award was sponsored by Snakes and Ladders and went to Bridget Lanceley