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Harbour (Ayrshire) held its first Awards Ceremony at the Carlton Hotel in Prestwick on 18 July 2023. The evening celebrated the successes of the first twelve months of Harbour and recognised the achievements of the staff and volunteers who have made such a positive difference to local people’s lives.

AWARDS AND WINNERS

ROWING THE EXTRA MILE

Recognising the group that goes above and beyond to make a positive impact in the organisation. This award is designed to celebrate and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of the volunteers who consistently go that extra mile.

WINNER

MOT GIRVAN

BUSIEST LIFEBOAT

This award is for the the group with the most people attending the weekly meetings, because the more people we can pull aboard, the more lives we can steer to safety.

WINNER

MOT IRVINE

MAINSAIL AWARD

This award acknowledges the group that harnesses positivity and uses it to push the members forward in their pursuit of wellbeing.

WINNER

THRIVE

ALL HANDS ON DECK

This award recognises the group that gives outstanding encouragement and support, both inside and outside of their appointed role.

WINNER

MOT AYR

CALMING SEAS AWARD

This unique award is given to the group who consistently remain calm, even when faced with stressing or challenging situations. It recognises the ability to keep a level head and maintain composure. It’s for the group with a strong sense of inner-peace.

WINNER

WOMEN’S WELLBEING

CLEAR HORIZONS AWARD

This is one of the most heart-warming, unique awards for the group that demonstrates a positive and optimistic attitude, even when facing challenges or setbacks. The group can maintain a positive outlook and find opportunities in difficult situations.

WINNER

MOT KILMARNOCK

MAKING WAVES AWARD

The group that always greets with a smile and a wave and goes out of its way to make everyone feel welcomed and valued. Able to diffuse tense situations with their calm and friendly demeanour.

WINNER

EmpowerHer

QUAYSIDE AWARD

This award recognises the support given to the families who wait for their loved ones to come home from their voyage of recovery. This group offers the positive power of lived-experience.

WINNER

NEW BEGINNINGS

SHIPMATES AWARD

This award is for the experienced members of the crew who have successfully made the voyage of recovery. They throw an arm around others who are embarking on the same journey and offer support, guidance and a moral compass.

WINNER

HARBOUR BUDDIES

PRECIOUS CARGO AWARD

This is a moving award, both physically and emotionally. It’s for the team that takes individuals in crisis to a place of safety. They literally ship them to a new world.

WINNER

COMMUNITY SUPPORT VEHICLE

SHIP'S TELEGRAPH AWARD

An S.O.S. needs to be heard. This award recognises the Team that are there to hear the cries for help of those individuals who are lost in the storm, morning and night.

WINNER

HARBOUR HELPLINE

ENGINEER AWARD

This award recognises the work done below decks, whether setting up the systems or troubleshooting, this individual is a vital cog in the engine.

WINNER

KRIS FEARON

DECKHAND AWARD

This team member is an all-rounder, moving through the decks, assisting in various roles and providing invaluable help and support to the Charity.

WINNER

BRENDAN McGIVERN

INSPIRATIONAL FEMALE

Awarded to the individual who has made the most extraordinary life-transformation and by whose actions, have inspired others to embark on the same voyage.

WINNER

STEFANIE GREIG

INSPIRATIONAL MALE

Awarded to the individual who has made the most extraordinary life-transformation and by whose actions, have inspired others to embark on the same voyage.

WINNER

CHRIS SEDDEN

FEMALE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises dedication, hard work and effort throughout the year. This inspiring individual is fundamental to the success of our Charity.

WINNER

ALYSON MARTIN

MALE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises dedication, hard work and effort throughout the year. This inspiring individual is fundamental to the success of our Charity.

WINNER

PAUL GEAR