Forth Awards 2022: Local heroes and music legends celebrated at Forth Awards in Edinburgh

The glizy occasion, which celebrates the very best of Edinburgh and the East, returned this yr after final yr’s noticeable absence as a result of lockdown measures.

In complete, ten awards had been handed out with native heroes and celebrities all a part of the celebrations.

Keith Armour received ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award, having raised large sums of cash for CHAS via the annual Capital Sci-Fi Con in Edinburgh.

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The Forth Awards returned on Thursday to a sold-out Usher Hall. Pictured clockwise: Daniel Sloss, Heather Small and Wet Wet Wet.

Emma St. Clair received the coveted ‘Teacher of the Year’ award, with Edinburgh Zoo choosing up the ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year’ award, following the primary full yr of permitting guests into the park.

The ‘Forth Fringe Award With Multrees Walk’ went to Fife-born, Capital-based comic Daniel Sloss, whereas Musselburgh singer Callum Beattie claimed the ‘Forth Best Artist Award With Victor Paris’.

The ‘Local Hero Award With Edinburgh Evening News’ went to Steven Carr. As the founder and chairman of Dnipro Kids, Steven has put his enterprise and household life on maintain to assist evacuate 50 orphans and their home dad and mom from the battle in Ukraine, and located them a secure haven in Scotland.

Elsewhere, former Spandau Ballet frontman Tony Hadley received the ‘Forth Icon’ award after many years of working throughout the music business, and soul singer Heather Small, of M People fame, took dwelling ‘The Forth Music Recognition’ award, with each performing to the group.

Joining the already star-studded line-up, The Eves and Vula took to the stage to carry out their largest hits, whereas shock friends Wet Wet Wet went down an absolute storm with the group.

The Forth Awards had been, as soon as once more, a celebration of the very best music and leisure round, with the chance to listen to inspiring tales from Forth’s native heroes.

Whether easy acts of kindness by native academics, or staggering quantities of cash raised for life-altering charities, everybody had a day to recollect.

Richie Jeffrey, Head of Events mentioned: “The Forth Awards are always a truly incredible and inspiring afternoon, with our return from a two-year hiatus made it extra special.

“From the unrivalled Usher Hall atmosphere, to our non-stop entertainment and moving stories from very worthy winners, it is with real pride that Radio Forth is able to support and reward people in our community in this way.”

Full List Of Winners On The Night:

The Forth Fringe Award With Multrees Walk

The Forth Best Artist Award With Victor Paris

The Forth Icon Award With The Edinburgh Playhouse

The Forth Music Recognition Award With The Liquid Rooms

The Forth Best Restaurant Award With Heritage Portfolio

Winner: Prana Indian Grill

The Forth Charity Volunteer Of The Year With Newtown Refurbishments

The Forth Cash For Kids Award With Newtown Decor

The Forth Vistor Attraction Award With Media Works

Local Hero Award With Edinburgh Evening News

Winner: Steven Carr (Founder and Chairman Of Dnipro Kids)

The Forth Best Teacher Award With Fuse

Winner: Emma St Clair (Colinton Primary School)

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