Guernsey Press Pride of Guernsey Awards 2017

The second year of the Guernsey Press Pride of Guernsey Awards took place at the Guernsey Press offices on 7th October 2017

36 finalists in 12 categories all had made a contribution to Guernsey Life in a mixture of ways.

Click on an image to go to the Gallery Page...

 

Overcoming Adversity Award winner...

Ernie Backlund-Leale lost his courageous battle with cancer in the month before the Awards. Here Jo Priaulx announces that Ernie had won the 'Overcoming Adversity Award' and had been presented with it before he sadly lost his battle. 

The Setting...

The venue of the Guernsey Press offices proved to be a perfect setting for the Guernsey Press Pride of Guernsey Awards...

  The Special Recognition Award was won by the RGLI Trust Founders Chris Oliver and Colin Vaudin

The Special Recognition Award was won by the RGLI Trust Founders Chris Oliver and Colin Vaudin

Proud smiles...

The guests and nominees enjoyed an emotional evening with smiles and tears as the award categories were read out...

  Tom Girard giving a winners speech for winning the Arts Contribution Award.  

Tom Girard giving a winners speech for winning the Arts Contribution Award.