Shortlist for RBS – Finding Scotland’s Real Heroes Series

Shortlist for RBS – Finding Scotland’s Real Heroes Series
STV
October 2013

The shortlist of community heroes that will feature in RBS – Finding Scotland’s Real Heroes, a brand new STV series which will air this autumn, has been revealed.
 
The shortlist includes deserving Scots from across the country, from Arran to Angus and Edinburgh to Elgin, who do fantastic work in their local area. They have all been nominated by members of the community who think they deserve recognition and will now appear in an STV programme and be visited by star reporters who want to find out more about their stories.
 
RBS COMMUNITY PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Drumchapel Table Tennis Club (Glasgow)
Sikh Sanjog (Edinburgh)
Darling’s Coffee shop (Arbroath)
 
THE SCOTTISH SUN – COMMUNITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
Mairi O’Keefe (North Berwick)
Lillias Snedden (Bo’Ness)
Charlie Kean (Dundee)
 
YOUNG COMMUNITY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
Sean Kerr – Action for Children’s Moving On Service (Glasgow)
Dale Young, Scott Hindmarsh & David Loughlin – Ayrshire Communities Education and Sport (Kilwinning)
Cameron Ironside (Glasgow)
 
CARER OF THE YEAR
Val Cameron (Niddrie Edinburgh)
Crossroads (Isle of Lewis)
Jane Wilson (Hamilton)
 
YOUNG CARER OF THE YEAR
Connor Carle (14) (Elgin)
Callum Thorn (15) (Shotts)
Fraser Anderson & Scott Wilson (19&20) (Kirkcaldy)
 
SPORTING VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Liz Anderson – Ladies Football (Fife)
Joe McCafferty – Football (Glenrothes)
Alan Soutar – Darts (Angus)
 
SCOTLAND’S REAL HEROES COURAGE AWARD
Lynn Murray (Drymen)
Mark Sheldrick & Darroch Fulton (Tarbert)
Arran Mountain Rescue (Isle of Arran)
 
ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Crossgates Green Fingers Group (Fife)
Shettleston Community Growing Project (Shettleston, Glasgow)
De’ils on Wheels (Scotstounhill, Glasgow)
 
 
COMMUNITY ENTERPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Alf Collington – Falkirk Foodbank (Falkirk)
Jason Kelly & Sarah-Jane Cameron  – Scottish Emergency Rider Volunteer Service (Clydebank)
Ngaire Mingham – Transport for Tounge (Tongue, Highlands)
 
YOUNG COMMUNITY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
Cyber Support Me (Renfrewshire)
Devon Simpson  – Evolution Dance (Montrose)
Euan Donaldson – First Touch Football (Glasgow)