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Bristol heroes to be honoured at Diversity Awards

PICTURED: Bristol Pride Founder Daryn Carter with his 2017 award alongside Group Captain Wendy Rothery (RAF) and Deputy Mayor Asher Craig

ORGANISERS OF the 2nd Annual Bristol Diversity Awards have announced three special awards that will be given at the main event on Royal Wedding Day, Saturday 19 May.

The 2018 ceremony which will be held at the Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa on Redcliffe Hill Bristol and will see 26 awards being given out covering all aspects of diversity. The nominees include politicians, media, business and more. Members of the public have nominated online and now the shortlist has been released.

Over 75 nominees will be competing for the 26 Diversity awards across various categories, St Paul’s Carnival founder Roy Hackett, Bristol Musician, broadcaster & youth mentor Kaya Kilaze Bowen and Social worker & campaigner Liz Wilson who died last year will all receive recognition.

E-Com Media’s Sherrie Eugene-Hart, who are joint sponsors of the event, said “We were thrilled to be part of this event last year where diversity is encouraged and celebrated and the increase in the amount of awards on offer is a major step forward for the city that we love and these three special recognition awards will ensure those that may have gone unnoticed will finally receive some well-deserved recognition.”

Victoria Tiley said “The Bristol Diversity Awards are part of the many wonderful award ceremonies that happen annually in our City, honouring and celebrating diversity & inclusion in a major way."

All the nominated category winners will be revealed on the day, the event organisers have released the identities of the three special recognition awards as follows.

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