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.
ANDY and Elaine Creed are doting grandparents to eight children, according to their future daughter-in-law.
THE story word count is not enough to describe how wonderful Ann and Reg Atkin are as grandparents, according to their daughter.
THE granddaughter of Henry and Joyce Davey said they had taught her the life lessons that had enabled her to get her to where she was today.
JEAN THOUMINE is the glue that has held her family together, according to granddaughter, Hannah Young, who has nominated her for the Grandparent/s of the Year award, sponsored by The Channel Islands Co-operative Society.
JEFF BELSHAW has been nominated for the Channel Islands Co-operative Society-sponsored Grandparent/s of the Year award for being helpful, loving and strong.
JOAN NORLEDGE is a pillar of support to her family, according to her daughter-in-law.
KIM LE CHEMINANT combines working full-time with providing great care for her family, according to her daughter.
LISA and John Dodd go well beyond the call of duty as grandparents, according to Mrs Dodd’s daughter, Emily Burden.
MARY and Alan Malin are two of the kindest people you will ever meet, according to their daughter-in-law.
PAMELA DODD, 78, has been nominated for the Channel Islands Co-operative Society-sponsored Grandparent/s of the Year award by her granddaughter, Nina Dodd, for her caring and loving nature.
PEARL WHITE-REGAN is the most important person in her granddaughter’s life.