Grandparent of the Year

An award that gives grandchildren a chance to say thank-you for all the love and support they receive from a grandparent or grandparents. This may be them going beyond what is expected, such as stepping in to help with a family crisis, or simply being there in times of need. With busy modern lives, parents of young children often turn to their own parents for help and guidance and grandparents are often happy to do their bit.


Grandparent of the Year: Dianne Dowinton

LAUGHTER and inspiration are behind Luella Taylor’s nomination of her grandmother Dianne Dowinton for Grandparent of the Year.
The Channel Islands Co-operative Society-sponsored award recognises those who encourage their grandchildren to grow into cari

Grandparent of the Year: Sue Bray

UNWAVERING love and commitment is the reason why Sue Bray has been nominated for the Pride of Guernsey Grandparent of the Year award.

Grandparents of the Year: Peter and Helena McGovern

GRANDPARENTS Peter and Helen McGovern became lockdown heroes and did not hesitate for a minute to take over full-time childcare for their three young grandchildren during the pandemic.

Grandparents of the Year: Tina and Tony Holland

TWO people who are described as fun-loving and always spreading joy have been nominated for the Pride of Guernsey Grandparents of the Year award.
Tina and Tony Holland have had their names put forward by their granddaughter, Freya, for the Channel Island

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