Meet our Welsh Veterans Awards Finalists!

The Veterans Awards are proud to announce our shortlisted Finalists for this years Welsh Veterans Awards, due to be held at the Village Hotel and Leisure Club Swansea on 26th June 2019. Sponsored by TASC Holdings Ltd and in Support of The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity!

Well done to everyone who have been shortlisted as finalists, we had a huge amount of applications and the shortlisting process was extremely difficult. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who put forward nominations.

We want to Inspire our future service leavers that great things can happen. Its you who will act as role models and in some cases mentors, remember Positivity breeds Positivity.

Our Finalists are :


Inspiration of the Year Award – Sponsored by Porters Estate Agents



  • Michael Connolly
  • Gary Hales Gus
  • Steve Tallis            – MPCT
  • Paul Bromwell
  • Maldwyn Jones
  • Mark Lloyd           – Change Step

Role Model of the Year – Sponsored by TASC Holdings Ltd

Tasc Holdings

  • Ross Hall
  • Dammon Rees                   – Change Step
  • Loraine Mullholland          – Apollo Teaching Services
  • Jac Hughes                       – Everyday Agile
  • Sian Woodland                 – Woodys Lodge
  • Pierre Cornlouer

The Community Award- Sponsored by Empower SVS


  • Barry John MBE    – The VC Gallery
  • Kenneth Richards  – Preventapest
  • Clive Hamilton       – Pinnacle Complete Office Solutions
  • Lisa Rawlings        –  Regional Armed Forces Covenant Liaison officer
  • Kevin Hackett       – Change Step
  • John Richards      – Wyeforward

Contribution to Welsh Fitness Industry- Sponsored by The Sand Bag Times In Association with Team Dynamics Motorsport

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  • Neil Adams                 – IKAN Fitness
  • Phil Jones                  – Swansea Outdoor Fitness
  • David Lee North        – Personal Training Studio

Entrepreneur of the Year- Sponsored by Business in Focus

  • Peter Webber              –  CellPath Ltd
  • David Lee North         –  Personal Training Studio
  • Mike Smith                 –  Hard Target Airsoft
  • Colin Singer                – Wagtail UK lTD

Lifetime Achievement – Sponsored by Gum Blitzer

Gum Blitzer

  • Barry John MBE           – The VC Gallery
  • David Griggs MBE        – SSAFA
  • Fred Hatton MBE         – DWP
  • Rob Hughes                  – NHS
  • Gillian Hazel Jones MBE
  • Nicholas Beswick         – General Dynamics UK

Employer of the Year- Sponsored by Student Digz

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  • Caerphilly C B C
  • Vigilant SG
  • Wagtail UK
  • Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT)

Business Leader of the Year- Sponsored by Hugh James Solicitors


  • Alun Brayley    – AB Glass Ltd
  • Martyn Scott    – Hearing Aid Solutions
  • Dawn Evans     – Ajuda
  • Sean Taylor      – Zip World

Volunteer of the Year – Sponsored by United Commercial Finance

  • Kevin Hackett            – Change Step
  • Chris Headon
  • David Griggs MBE   – SSAFA
  • AJ Pingram

Veterans Business of the Year Award – Sponsored by  Educ8 Training

  • CI People
  • Preventa pest
  • Hearing Aid Solutions
  • Ajuda Limited

Contribution to Welsh Sport and Society- Sponsored by Print inc Embroidery and Print  – Honorary Award, Delivered to a Very Special Sports Person who has achieved some fantastic things whilst serving and also upon leaving the Military competing in professional sport and playing to a National Level.

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The Winners will be chosen by our independent Judging Panel, The names of our judges will be released over the coming weeks.

All our Shortlisted Finalists will have the opportunity to purchase tickets between 7th May  – 13th May. If we have any remaining tickets left they will then go on sale to the General public.

For more details please get in touch via our Contact US page!


2 replies
  1. Dee Edwards
    Dee Edwards says:

    Well done to everyone who has been shortlisted and good luck at the award ceremony. Well done to Sean and the team who put all the event together.

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