All of our best images from The News' We Can Do It Awards 2019

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Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 10:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 12:26 pm
Award winners. Picture: Duncan Shepherd

The News, Portsmouth, We Can Do It Awards took place on Monday evening, November 18, at the Kings Theatre in Southsea.

Malcolm Dent . Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Award sponsor Claire Foster (R) of Airbus with daughter Claudia (13yrs). Picture: Duncan Shepherd

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Vanessa Taylor wins the Readers Choice Award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Faye and Gareth Evans supporting their daughter who will be performing with the Kings Youth Theatre company. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Southsea Arts Academy. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Abigail Webber (12yrs) nominated for the 'Service with a Smile' award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Leanne Smith, Reggie Harbert (4yrs), Leam Harbert, Paul Smith . Picture: Duncan Shepherd
The family of Melvin Louch presenting the Melvin Louch Overall Winner Award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Charlotte Moody and Martin MacFarlane supporting Archie MacFarlane who will be performing with Kings Youth Theatre Company. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Daisy Vassie (7yrs) winner of the 'Spirit of Youth' award . Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Vanessa Taylor wins the Readers Choice Award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Richard Pavey, Winner of the 'Service with a Smile' Award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Daisy Vassie (7yrs) winner of the 'Spirit of Youth' award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Performance by The Kings Youth Theatre Group. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
(L-R) Leam and Calvin Dew supporting award nominee Daisy Vassie. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Performance by The Kings Youth Theatre Group. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Performance by The Kings Youth Theatre Group. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Performance by The Kings Youth Theatre Group. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Daisy Vassie (7yrs) winner of the 'Spirit of Youth' award . Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Rich Harris, winner of the Personal Achievement award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Gosportarians (L to R) Gary Walker, Malcolm Dent, Rachel Webber, Paul Cobb. Winners of the best Art or Community Project. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Richard Pavey, Winner of the 'Service with a Smile' Award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Gosportarians (L-R) Malcolm Dent, Rachel Webber, Gary Walker. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Levinia Glanville of St. Judes Church Nursery accepts the award for Best School. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Vanessa Taylor winner of the Best Volunteer award. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Lauren Mellor with the award for best street (Francis Avenue). Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Louise Smith of Beautify Me with the Award for Best Business. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with Melvin Louch's family (l-r) Vi Louch, Rachel Moore, TJ Louch-Stephens and Maria Moore presenting the Melvin Louch Overall Winner Award to Sarah-Louise Page, which Mark Waldron, editor of The News, Portsmouth, collected on her behalf. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1258)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with (back middle) Mark Waldron, editor of The News, Portsmouth, and winners of the Reader's Choice Award Vanessa Taylor and team from South Coast Rabbit Rescue. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1234)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with (second right) Claire Foster from Airbus with the winner of the Spirit of Youth Award Daisy Vassie and her mum Becky. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1222)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth David Fuller and the winner of the Personal Achievement Award Rich Harris. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1208)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with the winners of the Best Art/Community Project Award went to the Gosportarians (l-r) Malcolm Dent, Paul Cobb, Gary Walker and Rachel Webber. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1198)
Winners of the We Can Do It Awards. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1264)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with Chloe Cobb from Eco Freaks Emporium in Gosport, and winner of the Care of the Environment Award was awarded to Wicor Primary School, which Mark Waldron, editor of The News collected on their behalf. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1189)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with the Lady Mayoress of Portsmouth Leza Tremorin and the winner of the Best Garden Award was awarded to Brockhurst Junior School in Gosport, which Malcolm Dent collected on their behalf. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1178)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with Jane Tume from Colas and winner of the Service with a Smile Award Richard Pavey. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1168)
Daisy Vassie with the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth David Fuller. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1156)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with (second right) Frances Mullen, deputy principal of Portsmouth College with the winner of the Best School Award Lavinia Granville of St Jude's Church Nursery. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1133)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth David Fuller and winner of the Best Volunteer Award Vanessa Taylor of South Coast Rabbit Rescue. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1120)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with (second right) Sean Sweeney MBE from Gunwharf Quays with winner of the Best Business Award Louise Smith from Beautify Me in Havant. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1108)
Pictured is: (left) Jack Edwards, creative director and (right) Paul Woolf, CEO of the Kings Theatre with (second right) Jane Tume from Colas with winner of the Best Street Award goes to Laura Mellor of Francis Avenue, Southsea. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1098)
The News, Portsmouth, We Can Do It Awards took place on Monday evening, November 18, at the Kings Theatre in Southsea. Picture: Sarah Standing (181119-1084)