Pride of Queens Cross Awards 2018 winners

Pride of Queens Cross AwardsOur third Pride of Queens Cross Awards was a tremendous success. Paid entirely by sponsors, the showpiece event took place at the Hilton Grosvener Hotel in Glasgow's West End on 9 November.

Congratulations to this year's winners.

Customer First

Community 

Marie Anderson: ‘Given this award because she is a selfless person who always puts others before herself.’

Staff 

Tenancy Sustainment Team: ‘For the very positive impact they’ve had on the people they work with and the local community.’

Highly commended: Patricia Gilfillan-Hughes

Leadership 

Community 

Robert Alston: ‘Robert’s warm and welcoming nature and enthusiastic involvement in the RTF and walkabouts helps ensure these meetings are both fun and productive.’

Staff 

Gillian Harkins: ‘Gillian has taken ownership of driving forward our new Older People’s Service.’

Highly commended: Angela O’Donnell and Alana Stewart

Teamwork 

Community

Cyber seniors project: ‘They have shown outstanding commitment and enthusiasm while taking part in the programme.’

Highly commended: Volunteer lunch club

Staff

Council for Homeless Young People - night shift: ‘They have revolutionised the way that nightshift is delivered within the service.’

Clean and Green Award 

Community 

Andrew Wallis: ‘Andrew has had an incredible input into the Woodside Garden Growing Spaces Project.’ 

Staff

Jacqueline Mills: ‘Jacqui’s commitment to Queens Cross goes beyond her day to day work and responsibilities.’

Health & Wellbeing Award 

Community

The Courtyard Café, Flourish House: ‘We want Sharon and Kim to know that their hard work has not gone unnoticed.’

Highly commended: Queens Cross Art Group

Staff

Healthy Working Lives Team: ‘They find the time, energy and enthusiasm to encourage their colleagues to improve their health and wellbeing.’

Outstanding Service to the Community 

Community: Joint winners

Jean Forrester: ‘Jean is the person in the community that people turn to because she will always be there to provide support and guidance.’

Liz Campbell: ’Liz has been involved with housing since 1969 to make the community a better place to live for everyone.’

Staff

John McCallum and Stewart Stirling: ‘Stewart and John are always going above and beyond the call of duty.’

Young People's Outstanding Contribution to the Community Award 

Community

Bronwyn Wyper: ‘Bronny has had a huge impact on other young people that are supported by QC Youth Homelessness service.’ 

Staff

Charly McGlinchey: ‘Charly is a caring and compassionate young person who always treats people with dignity and respect.’

Highly commended: Kevin Onanu