A very special achievement award celebrating a person for their outstanding contribution and dedication to the town.
The nominees for this award have been nominated by the Mayor and you can vote now by clicking the button below.
Saud Hafiz - WINNER
Saud set up West Herts ABC during the national lockdown. He works tirelessly to share his passion for boxing and fitness. His welcoming attitude and a real desire to extend his reach to as many people as possible has helped turn the lives around of so many people within Watford. The gym has helped its members make better lifestyle choices and Saud is always on hand to provide guidance, mentorship and expertise.
Over several years Sian has dedicated herself to several Watford organisations. In particular as Chair of the PTA at St Johns CofE School in Clarendon Road and her involvement in the Golden Memories dementia project at Watford FC. Sian has gone beyond the normal remit of Chair to raise money in huge quantities for the school, to acquire material for the school, involving local businesses along Clarendon Road and her campaigning for road safety issues along the road.
Annalisa is an incredible asset to the community, she spends most of her time supporting local charities including the Gokula Café, Meriden foodbank and Stanborough Park school as well as getting up at 5am every Friday to prepare hot meals for the Meriden community. She is a deaconess at Stanborough Church and also works twice a week with the homeless. Annalisa is a translator for an Albanian family and supports an Italian family helping them with their settle status.
West Herts NHS Chaplaincy Team
The Chaplaincy Service at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust is a multi-faith department, providing for the pastoral, spiritual and religious needs of patients, relatives and staff. The small team offered their time day and night to all patients who lost their lives due to Covid and in January 2021 alone they accompanied 350 deceased patients.