Braintree man awarded High Sheriff's Shield

Braintree and Witham Times: Braintree man awarded High Sheriff's Shield Braintree man awarded High Sheriff's Shield

A young man has been awarded for his commitment to helping other young people turn their lives around.

Jake Mabey, 21, of Shimbrooks, Great Leighs, received the High Sheriff’s Shield at the recent High Sheriff Awards held at Anglia Ruskin University, organised by the Essex Community Foundation.

He was nominated by Sue Pell, 63, fundraising officer at the Essex Boys’ and Girls’ Club, for his work with the club’s RESPECT project, which helps students in year nine who are struggling with school, have little self confidence or low self esteem, through a four month programme consisting of activity days and life skills sessions.

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4:28pm Tue 25 Mar 14

pierre-pierre says...

always thought that Great Leighs was Chelmsford and not Braintree
always thought that Great Leighs was Chelmsford and not Braintree pierre-pierre
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4:30pm Tue 25 Mar 14

pierre-pierre says...

Shimbrooks Great Leighs, Chelmsford CM3 1SG
Shimbrooks Great Leighs, Chelmsford CM3 1SG pierre-pierre
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8:02pm Tue 25 Mar 14

Lynette Flint says...

I have met this young gentleman on many occasions at youth events and can honestly say that this award is so thoroughly deserved he is an inspiration to all young people and gives up so much of his own time to help others. Well done Jake!
I have met this young gentleman on many occasions at youth events and can honestly say that this award is so thoroughly deserved he is an inspiration to all young people and gives up so much of his own time to help others. Well done Jake! Lynette Flint
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