These are a collection of pictures from the unforgettable Dudley Community Awards 2023 as sponsored by the University of Worcester. All images were taken by Miriam Cunliffe. 

The awards ceremony took place on Thursday, November 23 at the Copthorne Hotel in Brierley Hill where all the finalists came together to celebrate those that go above and beyond for the borough. 

Here is a full list of the winners: 

  • Young Person of the Year: Luke Collins from Team Pumpkin Boxing
  • Environmental Project of the Year: Dudley Canal and Tunnels trust
  • Diversity in the Community: Tina Boothroyd from Access in Dudley
  • Best Community Project or Group: Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer
  • Independent Trader of the Year: Broadmark Doors
  • Best Customer Service: Esther Alterations
  • Best Establishment or Bar: Il Michelangelos
  • Best Volunteer or Fundraiser of the Year: Sally Philpotts from The Mary Steven’s Hospice
  • Teacher of the Year: Ross Nicholls from Halesowen College
  • Best Sports Team or Club of the Year: Team Pumpkin Boxing
  • New Business of the Year: Meadow View Mutts Secure Dog Field
  • Business of the Year: Dudley Canal and Tunnels Trust
  • Outstanding commitment to Dudley: Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer