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Our Big Heart Award is supported by our headline sponsor Madison Heights and goes to one truly amazing person.
This final award presented at our glittering awards ceremony was chosen from all he nominations recived to celebrate who our judges thought had done something truly amazing during the past twelve months.
And The Big Heart Award goes to Carol Nice, here's waht we were told about her:
"Carol is an amazing lady who has dedicated the last 30 of her life to children with special needs and their families.
She set up Stepping Stones Play & Learn Group 20 years ago and since then has supported so many children, too many to count.
She is a unique lady who always has the time for you and will go that extra mile for the child and their family. She is the most kind, caring, wonderful, patient person who could ever meet. Nothing is too much trouble for her and she has made such a difference to my daughter life (now 13) and attending one fo 4 after school clubs for children with additional needs, and to my whole family and we are so much better for having her in our lives.
We know that she is really a living angel and we love her for all she has done for us and many other families.
We so wish that there were more like her to help and support our daughter who has autism and learning difficulties. I could go on and on and never get tired of telling the world of this lovely lady who really should get an OBE or such like. Love you Carol x"
Congratulations to Carol an all our award winners, you make Essex a great place to live!