Local hero awards 2024 Pick your winner

Meet the Finalists of the SGS Engineering Local Hero Awards 2024 – Pick Your Winner Now

The SGS team is thrilled to announce the finalists for the Local Hero Awards 2024.

All the finalists have demonstrated outstanding kindness and generosity in their local communities. These awards, now in their fourth year, aim to recognise tradespeople who go above and beyond to make a difference.

Meet the Finalists

Ashleigh Bartz

“Ashleigh's dedication to helping others shines through in her work as an electrician at the local hospital. From assisting patients in finding their way to wards to fixing punctured tyres and removing rings from swollen fingers, Ashleigh's acts of kindness extend far beyond her job description.”


David Kennard (Neptune’s Plumbing and Heating)

“David not only excels in his profession as a plumber but also dedicates his time to environmental conservation through his charity, Neptune's Army of Rubbish Cleaners. He goes above and beyond to ensure his clients' heating systems are in top condition while actively working to minimize environmental damage in his spare time.”


Mark Donaghy, Location: Hampshire, South East

Mark's passion for serving his community is evident in his work as a gardener. He generously volunteers his time to beautify local schools and supports families in need, inspired by his own journey of resilience. Mark's dedication to spreading joy through gardening reflects his heart of gold and unwavering compassion for others.


Select your Winner!

The team at SGS Engineering is now asking you to make a difference! The public vote for the SGS Engineering Local Hero Awards 2024 is now open below.

Simply select your favourite finalist below and the final winner will be selected on Thursday 30th May at 12pm.

Select your winner here

What does the 2024 SGS Local Hero Win?

The winner of the Local Hero Awards will receive a grand prize of £1,000, along with the honour of being named the nation's 'Local Hero 2024'.

Additionally, regional finalists will each receive a £250 cash prize as an appreciation for their remarkable contributions.

Discussing the finalists, Neil Sansom our CEO at SGS Engineering, expressed his admiration for the incredible generosity and selflessness displayed by this year's nominees. He emphasised the importance of celebrating tradespeople who make a positive impact in their communities and encouraged everyone to participate in voting for their local heroes.

Voting closes on Thursday 30th May at 12 pm, so be sure to cast your vote and help us crown the winner of the SGS Engineering Local Hero Awards 2024!