Linkage students among award winners at Bateman Awards in Louth

Success! The award winners on the night.
Success! The award winners on the night.

Employers and volunteers working with the Linkage Community Trust were among those celebrated at a special awards ceremony in Louth.

The fourth annual Bateman Awards, held at the Trinity Centre in Louth, were attended by guests including the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Tony Worth, and the mayor of Louth, Coun David Wing.

Fenland Laundry, with sites at Louth and Skegness, was named the best employer for the second year running while student Dan Crampton picked up the Chief Executive’s honour.

Student Matthew Brocklesby won the Individual Learner Progress Award while volunteer of the Year was Rotarian Judith Holden.

Performing arts lecturer Zoe Proctor took the Staff Award and one of Zoe’s helpers, student James Taylor, won the Specific Achievement Award.

Ross Purdy took the honours for overall achievement while Andrew Bartlett has been recognised for his voluntary work at a church.

The Peer Award went to Charlotte Hawkins who was nominated for her work with the Students Union.