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The 2010 OSBAs Dinner and Presentation was held on Saturday, March 13th, 2010 at the Ramada Hotel, Piccadilly.
Guests included the Lord Mayor, Cllr. Alison Firth; the Greater Manchester High Sheriff, Christian Wewer; the Chief Constable, Peter Fahy; Tony Lloyd MP; Cllr. Alistair Cox.
Photos here. Read the Manchester Evening News article.
Congratulations to all the winners below.
  • Community Cohesion/Diversity Award: Individual or group who have been instrumental in bringing together diverse groups in the community for positive change.
    Winner: Natalie Teniola. Also nominated: Lee-Ann Igbon, Sophie Stewart.
  • Young Person’s Award: Young person (aged 11-18) who has made an outstanding contribution to their school or community.
    Winner: Akeim Mundell. Also nominated: Mario Hall Francis..
  • Positive Role model Award: Person who has had most positive affect on young people through their lives.
    Winner: Bradley Lincoln. Also nominated: Doretta Maynard, Irvine Williams.
  • Turn Around Award: Individual who has made greatest turnaround in attitude/behaviour to benefit his/her community.
    Winner: Zara Fredericks. Also nominated: Thomas Burnett.
  • Peace Activist Award: Person or group who have made a difference through campaigning for peace and justice.
    Winner: David Gray. Also nominated: Joe Malaika, Natalie Teniola.
  • Manchester Peace Award: Individual who has made the most outstanding contribution to their community.
    Winner: Karen Andrew. Also nominated: Christine Aspinall, Hassan Amiri.
  • CARISMA also made a special award which went to Helen Gateby of the M13 Youth Project in recognition of her 'outstanding social behaviour in the service of young people' during 20 years of youth work in the Brunswick, Longsight and Ardwick areas. Helen was also given a commendation by the Greater Manchester High Sheriff.