Jubilee Hall Trust was highly commended in two categories at the Active Westminster Awards on Friday 30th November. The annual event took place at Lord’s cricket ground and featured presentations and speeches from two Olympic and two Paralympic athletes! Corinna Lawrence, Britain’s number one ranked fencer and Ashley Mackenzie,judo athlete and Celebrity Big Brother star, represented Team GB, whilst javelin thrower Scott Moorehouse and triple bronze medal winning swimmer, Susie Rodgers represented Paralympics GB.
The Jubilee Hall gym in Covent Garden was commended for the work it has done with concession groups and the launch of a new GP Exercise on referral scheme, as well as for providing ballroom dance teachers to a local community centre and school.
The whole Trust was nominated in the Health & Wellbeing Project category for the Big Dance programme which took place in the summer, and included working with 27 local community organisations to promote dance and exercise.
Chief Executive, Phil Rumbelow, who is also Chair of the Active Westminster Board, said:
‘The evening was an outstanding success, with many unsung heroes honoured for the magnificent contribution they make towards getting local people more active.’