Listeners of BBC WM vote Raj Kaur as winner of Community Champion


Raj Kaur receives the ‘Pride of Birmingham 2015’ Community Champion Award

The Pride of Birmingham Awards 2015 were held at the Town Hall on Friday, October 2 for the second year.

Raj Kaur who is a gym owner won the only award that is not decided by the judges but the listeners of BBC WM. Raj Kaur has been instrumental in motivating and helping her local community to get fit, she has been a friend and supported her community with her positive can do attitude.

The Awards was handed to Raj Kaur by the Commonwealth Games golden girl Jodie Stimpson and Aston Villa legend Ian Taylor.

The second Pride of Birmingham Awards 2015 was again held at the citys historic Town Hall to honour and recognise some of the citys highly inspirational people.

Hosted by Gaby Roslin and organised by Birmingham Mail in association with Virgin Trains ten heroes were honoured and they are as follows:

  • Carer of the Year – Joanne Adams

  • Volunteer of the Year – James Preston

  • Outstanding Bravery Award – Chloe Mcgann

  • Special Recognition Award – Owen Richards

  • Vision Award – Veronica Kumeta

  • Young Achievers Award – Nat & Oliver Sweeney (Twins)

  • Stephen Sutton Award – Alison Cope

  • Fundraiser of the Year – Lee Woodward

  • Child of Courage Award – Finlay Church


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