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Local Hero Awards 2019
Fraser Dawbarns LLP

KLFM's Local Hero Awards principal sponsor:
Fraser Dawbarns LLP

Local Hero Awards 2019

Each year KLFM celebrates the achievements of West Norfolk's most inspirational people in our Local Hero Awards.

About our principal sponsor: Fraser Dawbarns LLP

Fraser Dawbarns LLP is one of the leading solicitors' firms serving West Norfolk and East Cambridgeshire. We operate from offices in King’s Lynn, Wisbech, Downham Market, March and Ely and provide the personal service you would expect from a high street solicitor with the capacity and expertise commonly associated with a larger firm.


Photos and videos of the event will be available shortly.

Alive LeisureSportsperson of the Year

Do you know an exceptional sportsman or woman who’s achieved incredible heights in West Norfolk over the past year? Do they deserve recognition?

Award sponsored by Alive Leisure

WINNER: Robert Lambert

Majestic CinemaYoung Person of the Year

There are some incredible young people in the area. This award is to recognise the best of the best. If you know anyone under 18 years of age who’s done something incredible in the last year, then nominate them below.

Award sponsored by Majestic Cinema

WINNER: Logan & Max Ballantyne

FrimstoneLifetime Achievement Award

We’re open to suggestions! Tell us who you think has lived an amazing life and deserves to be recognised for it. What’s their story? Nominate them here.

Award sponsored by Frimstone Ltd

WINNER: Pearl Willcox

Freebridge Community HousingNeighbour of the Year

From someone who looks after the cat when you’re away, to the person who helps you with the shopping bags, this award recognises incredible neighbours who know what ‘community’ means.

Award sponsored by Freebridge Community Housing

WINNER: Julie Colk

Jark KLColleague of the Year

Who is the one person your office wouldn’t work without? Who’s always got the kettle on? Who’s an unsung hero in your business and why? Tell us why they deserve to be our Colleague of the Year.

Award sponsored by Jark KL

WINNER: Dawn Glennie

Supreme Windows
Uniformed Services Award

They could work at RAF Marham, for Norfolk Police, the Ambulance Service, or the Fire Service. If you know an everyday hero who works for the uniformed services, then let us know how amazing they are.

Award sponsored by Supreme Windows

WINNER: Norfolk Police

Wisbech Grammar School
Fundraiser of the Year

Do you know an individual who works tirelessly to raise funds for a great cause and really deserves to be our winner this year? If so, we want to hear from you!

Award sponsored by Wisbech Grammar School

WINNER: Lilian Fisher

Teacher of the Year

We all have them – teachers who inspired us to do great things. Is there a teacher in your life who has taken a special interest in making sure you or your child achieves great things? Nominate them now.

Award sponsored by BookLife

WINNER: Andrew Arndt

Vancouver QuarterVolunteer of the Year

Where to start? All volunteers are special, there’s no doubt about that. But who really stands out? Who is the person that it wouldn’t work without?

Award sponsored by Vancouver Quarter

WINNER: Judith Simmons

Four-Legged Friend Award

Who in our community cares about animals more than themselves? If you know someone who works to keep animals safe, loved and looked after in West Norfolk, Wisbech and Fakenham, we want to hear all about them.

Award sponsored by Vets4Pets King's Lynn

WINNER: Julie Nicholls & Dogotel

Greenyard Frozen
Triumph Over Adversity Award

Adversity comes in many forms. Who do you know that truly has been through an awful time and has come out on top with a smile on their face and a new lease for life? Who has taught you a lesson in being thankful for what you’ve got? Who has triumphed over adversity and deserves to be recognised for it? 

Award sponsored by Greenyard Frozen

WINNER: Sarah & Liam Chapman

Yallop Roofing
Health Professional of the Year

We all know how lucky we are to have the people who care for us when we are sick. Has your life been saved by a Health Worker who’s gone above and beyond for you? Do they deserve to know just how special they are?

Award sponsored by Yallop Roofing & Cladding Specialists

WINNER: Anna Kennedy

Carers Elite
Carer of the Year

Carers are incredible people. If you’ve been lucky enough to see them at work first hand, you’ll know just how special they can be. If your life has been touched by an amazing carer who’s looked after you or someone you know, pay them back by nominating them now.

Award sponsored by Carers Elite

WINNER: Max Ballantyne