Ely Hero Awards 2018: Heroes from across Ely are recognised at glitzy award ceremony this evening

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

It was a night to celebrate the very best across Ely - the people who stand out from the crowd and those who really make a difference to the lives of others.

Smiliest Server winner Javier Serrano-Gomez (pictured second from left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018

Smiliest Server winner Javier Serrano-Gomez (pictured second from left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

From incredible community champions to dedicated teachers, and fundraisers to young stars, a wealth of deserving people were nominated for the Ely Hero Awards 2018.

It was the second year running for the event, held at The Maltings this evening, which is organised by Metro Rod Cambridge and us here at The Ely Standard newspaper.

Check back tomorrow for interviews from award winners.

Colleague of the Year Award winner Donna Garner (centre) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Mal

Colleague of the Year Award winner Donna Garner (centre) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Caring Companion Award winner Lisa Thompson (second from right) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at

Caring Companion Award winner Lisa Thompson (second from right) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Most Amazing Professional Award winner Ian Halliday (second from left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 h

Most Amazing Professional Award winner Ian Halliday (second from left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Neighbour of the Year Award winner Jemma Tyler (centre) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Malt

Neighbour of the Year Award winner Jemma Tyler (centre) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Community Champion Award winner Joanne Coe (second from left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at Th

Community Champion Award winner Joanne Coe (second from left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Best Teacher Award Winner Claire Tod (second from right) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Mal

Best Teacher Award Winner Claire Tod (second from right) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Child Of Achievement Award winners (left to right) Jay Davison, Kiera Haynes and Alfie McCreadie at

Child Of Achievement Award winners (left to right) Jay Davison, Kiera Haynes and Alfie McCreadie at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Sporting Hero Award winner Brian Leonard (being collected by a representative from the City of Ely C

Sporting Hero Award winner Brian Leonard (being collected by a representative from the City of Ely Cricket Club pictured left) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Award winner Ruth Marley (second from right) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Ma

The Ely Hero Award winner Ruth Marley (second from right) at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Naomi Sherwood at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

Naomi Sherwood at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Mayor of Ely Mike Rouse at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY R

Mayor of Ely Mike Rouse at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Left to right: Luke Smith, Mayor of Ely Mike Rouse and John Elworthy at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 hel

Left to right: Luke Smith, Mayor of Ely Mike Rouse and John Elworthy at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Elma Band at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

Elma Band at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

The Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Ruth Marley at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER

Ruth Marley at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant

Lord Lieutenant Julie Spence with award winner Ruth Marley at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The M

Lord Lieutenant Julie Spence with award winner Ruth Marley at the Ely Hero Awards 2018 held at The Maltings in Ely. Picture(s): HARRY RUTTER - Credit: Archant


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