The John Nike Pride of Bracknell Forest – Adult’s Award

The ‘John Nike Pride of Bracknell Forest Awards’ are given in honour of John Nike OBE DL, who sadly passed away in 2016. A staunch supporter of the Pride of Bracknell Forest Awards, he was a generous supporter of voluntary groups such as Bracknell Athletics Club, numerous charities, and was involved in many local businesses such as The Coppid Beech Hotel.

The Pride of Bracknell Forest Adult Award recognises the achievements and selflessness of everyone over 18 from across the region.

2022 Gold and Silver Winners

Gold Award

Gareth Mepham

Gareth is Area Youth and Community Work Manager at The Wayz Youth Centre. Working tirelessly with the young people of our community, Gareth shows unending determination to improve the lives of everyone around him. He is a pillar of the Bracknell Forest community, and is being recognised for his positivity, selflessness and continued resilience.

Silver Award

Julie Crann

Julie has dedicated 30 years to providing a safe and loving environment for vulnerable children. Showing love, support and patience, she throws herself into helping each and every child thrive. Through her immense and inspiring commitment as a foster carer, Julie has improved the life chances of countless young people and proven herself a community hero.