EastendHomes residents sparkle at Star in the Community Awards
29/11/2012 12:00 PM
Inspirational residents in Tower Hamlets have been recognised at a community awards ceremony for their dedication to the people and the areas where they live.
The third annual STAR in the Community Awards took place on Monday, 26 November and the worthy winners were revealed at a celebration in the Marriott Hotel, West India Quay, Canary Wharf which hosted the eleven housing organisations based in the borough. The winners were selected by a panel of independent judges having been nominated by their fellow residents.
Among the winners from EastendHomes residents were Mrs Margaret Hughes (EEH Inspirational Resident); Daisy Buchanan-Cook (Young Person of the Year Award); and, jointly, Mrs Onjona Begum and Mrs Forhana Begum (Environmental Award). In receipt of three awards, EastendHomes residents were the most successful of any landlord, although it's not a competition..
The ceremony was hosted by the Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation, David Orr, and awards were presented by Jim Fitzpatrick MP and Tower Hamlets Lead Member for Housing, Councillor Rabina Khan.
Full list of winners:
Inspirational Resident Awards: Margaret Hughes, Mustapha Rami, Martin King, Raja Berezag, Richard Caley, Colin Field, Larry Herman, Charmaine Green-Burke, Rita Brown and Tommy Herbert
Axis Europe Young Person of the Year Award: Daisy Buchanan-Cook
Contribution to Resident Involvement Award: Abu Taher Choudhury
Bringing People Together Award: Joynal Haque
Environmental Award: Onjona Begum and Forhana Begum