Birmingham City Council

Shining Stars 2011

Shining Stars awards 2011


What is Shining Stars?

Shining Stars is one of the highlights of the Adults and Communities calendar. It is our way of celebrating and rewarding the work of our staff, service users, carers and volunteers for the part they play in helping to provide positive outcomes for adults in Birmingham.

Nominations took place during May - June, the judging panel met in July and the finalists awards ceremony took place on Friday 2 September 2011 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in the Marquee (Jaguar Suite).

Shining Stars Award Winners 2011

The winners of Shining Stars 2011 are listed below. Congratulations to all finalists for their fantastic achievements.

A special thanks goes out to our guest speaker Tommy Godwin, double bronze Olympic medalist for cycling in the 1948 Olympics. Tommy delivered an inspirational speech and held an interesting Q&A session. Thanks to the Lord Mayor, Councillor Anita Ward who presented awards to winners along with Councillor Sue Anderson, Stephen Hughes and Tommy Godwin.

A thank you to our sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors who’s sponsorship made this event possible. Thanks also to all the organisations who donated prizes for the Lord Mayor’s Charities. We raised a staggering £679.00.

Click here for more information about sponsors and donators.


Shining Stars 2011 winners and runners up

Carer Award

Winner: Elizabeth Smallman

Runner up: Mavis McAlear

Delivering Dignity in Care Award

Winner: Shakti Day Centre Team

Runner up: Occupational Therapy Service

Volunteer Award

Winner: Janis Deakin

Runner up: Rose McCann

Employee of the year Award

Winner: Naz Khan

Runner up: Catherine Dowd

Manager of the Year Award

Winner: Sally Jellis

Runner up: Zakia Bouyis

Team Success Award

Winner: Quality Monitoring Team

Runner up: The Home Care Service

Working in Partnership Award

Winner: Third Sector Partnership Team

Runner up: The Kenrick Enablement Project Team

Innovative Delivery in Times of Change Award

Winner: STaR (Support Time and Recovery) Service

Runner up: The Opportunities Fair Planning Team

Health, Wellbeing and Independence Award

Winner: The Norman Power Centre Community Links Team

Runner up: Bharosa Domestic Abuse Service

Adult Learner of the Year Award

Winner: Michael Woodward

Runner up: Audrey Lindsay

Belief Excellence Success Trust (BEST) Award

Winner: Transport Operations

Runner up: Yardley Older Adults Team

People's Choice Award

Winner: Elizabeth Smallman


Finally, thanks to all those who have taken the time to nominate for Shining Stars 2011 and thanks to all those who help make Shining Stars happen each year, as without their support we would not be able to deliver this event.



More information and contact details

For more information about Shining Stars 2011, contact the Campaign Communications team.

Phone: 0121 464 3123

Email: accommunications@birmingham.gov.uk



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