Celebrating our belated Employee Awards 2021!

On Friday 6th May, we finally celebrated what should have been our Winter Conference 2021, which recognises the hard work and achievements of our staff across the Woodhead Group.

Staff gathered at the South Forest Complex in Edwinstowe to enjoy a three course meal and listen to the awards presentation delivered by Tom Woodhead, Business Services Director, and Janine Borderick, People Development Director. The award winners are as follows:

Most Helpful: Kerri Grocock

Most Improved: Liam Thorpe

Most Likely to be on Mute in a Meeting: Jeremy Harper

Best Gif User: Luke Ingle

Woodhead Comic: Cherrill Smith

Grumpiest: Paul Pygall

Best Newcomer – Site: Lee Yarnell

Best Newcomer – Office: Tia Pinnick

Players’ Player: Jim Burman

Customer Satisfaction Guru: Craig Freeman

Safest Site Under £2m: Newark and Sherwood Cluster 3

Safest Site Over £2m: Eastglade

CCS Trailblazer: Eastglade

Highly Commended: Madison Court and The Old Fire Station

With special mention to: Sandy Lane, Saundby Avenue and Hatchets Lane

Near Miss Champion: Chris Richards and Jack Snowdon

Going Beyond Green: Dan Swain

Highly Commended: Jason James, Scott Wilkinson and Nick Middleton

Sustainability Award: Liam Thorpe

Highly Commended: Liam Thorpe

Values Champions of the Year

Own It: Harvey Gregory

Achieve It: Tia Pinnick

Improve It: David Ajala

Triumph over Adversity: Jim Burman

Extraordinary Achievement: Saundby Avenue Team

Team of the Year: Woodhead Enterprise

Employee of the Year: Diane Willcock and Luke Ingle


With a special mention to Diane Willcock and Maurice Wardle for 20 years’ service and Bob Allen for a happy retirement!