Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Les picks up Lifetime Achievement Award

Les Nicoll has won an award for the outstanding work he has done for communities in north Essex.

Community Builder Les Nicoll received a Lifetime Achievement award at local radio station Dream 100' Local Heroes Awards which recognises people who have gone above and beyond to help others in the community.

Les won the Lifetime Achievement Award which is given to “somebody who has devoted their lifetime and years of selfless service and support to local groups, projects and communities.”

Les was celebrated for the tremendous work he does with communities across north Essex which includes providing warm winter clothes for people down on their luck, helping elderly and infirm war veterans get to Remembrance Day ceremonies, working with at risk youngsters, organising special safety advice days for older people and giving fire safety advice to hundreds of young people every year.

He was given the award at a prestigious ceremony held In Colchester on Thursday May 21. The awards were presented by X-Factor finalist Stevie Ritchie.

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