Volunteers' Week takes place from 1st-7th June every year. Volunteers’ Week is about celebrating volunteers and volunteering. This event acknowledges the wide range of volunteering involvement in Midlothian; it recognises the contribution of volunteers and rewards them for their dedication and commitment.
Our annual Volunteers' Week Awards Ceremony took place at Newbattle Abbey College on Thursday 4 June 2015.
Award Winners 2015
Service to the Community Award
presented by Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson, Police Scotland
Winner: Sandra Lawson, Highbank Day Centre
Health & Wellbeing Award
presented by Allister Short, Midlothian Council - Head of Healthcare, Midlothian Health & Social Partnership
Winner: Beeslack Family Disabled Club
Preservation of our Environment & Heritage Award
presented by Kate Goan, EDF Energy
Winner: Rowan Group
Inspiring Young Volunteer Award
presented by Annette Lang, Midlothian Council - Lifelong Learning & Employability Service
Winner: Beadazzling Volunteers
Long Service to Volunteering Award
presented by Geoff Dawe and Margaret Meikle, The Rotary of Esk Valley
Winner: Cancer Research UK Volunteers
Volunteer Team of the Year Award
presented by Sir Robert Clerk, Lord Lieutenant of Midlothian
Winner: Home Link Family Support Volunteers
Saltire Summit Awards
presented by Natalie Christison, Volunteer Midlothian
Winners: Jessica Wilkinson, Jordan Donald, Tommy Flanagan, Holly Heatley & Thomas Gray
Volunteer Managers Award
presented by Gordon McCubbing, SQA
Winner: Fiona Inglis, Rosewell Development Trust
Pictured below are all of the 2015 award winners.
Our Sponsors & Supporters
This event could not be made possible without the help of our sponsors & supporters: SQA, EDF Energy, Midlothian Council - Head of Healthcare, Midlothian Health and Social Partnership, Midlothian Council - Lifelong Learning & Employability Service, Police Scotland, The Rotary Club of Esk Valley and Newbattle Abbey College.