Achievements

DIY with Blind Dave a weekly spot every Thursday at 3pm on Insight Radio

The Black Country Sport and Physical Activity Assoc presented” The Elvis Gordon Chairs Recognition Award” November 2014 the first time this award had been presented.

The Points of Light award August 2014 from the Prime Minister David Cameron.

The High Sheriff of the West Midlands award July 2014 in recognition of valuable services to the community

Paralympic Opening Ceremony 29th August 2012 ” The one in a million event never to be repeated in my lifetime, fantastic to be a part of”

Olympic Torch bearer 31st May 2012,Cobridge, Stoke ” A privilege and an honour to have taken part in the torch relay, again for me this experience will never happen again in my life time”.

Freedom of the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell 31st March 2012  “For a West Bromwich boy the ultimate honour from your own council privileged and very proud to become the 11th honorary freeman”.

The Justgiving Endurance Fundraiser of the year Trophy 2012

The Griffin Trophy 2011 Lands end to John’O’Groats Association most prestigious award

Friends of Dartmouth Park awarded honorary membership

Blind Dave Events room A room named after Blind Dave at the New pavilion in Dartmouth Park

120 Bus  named Blind Dave Chosen by the drivers from Dudley Garage

Cyclist of the year Trophy 2011 by Cycling in Sandwell

West Bromwich Albion players award “Contribution to the Community” first ever

Honorary doctorate awarded by the University of Wolverhampton on 9th September 2011 “A very proud moment”

Ambassador for the West Bromwich Albion Foundation on Sept 2010 at the Hawthorns “Every fans dream to be a part of their club, Boing! Boing!”

Governor at Queen Alexandra College first time a student appointed

Patron of Ideal for all on      “Nice to feel I am worthy of supporting and heading a local charity, hope I continue to inspire”

BBC WM honours 40 years of broadcasting in recognition of your outstanding service to the people of the West Midlands

Honorary Rotarian

Team Blind Dave created as part of the Kidney Kids Appeal to raise 1.5 million

The High Sheriff of the West Midlands award in recognition of great and valuable services to the community

BBC Midlands Sports award Special achievement award 2008

Sport England Award in recognitions of your 7 marathons, in 7 days on 7 continents

Guide Dogs Award For proving that sight loss is no barrier to human achievements

Express & Star Local Hero award in recognition of your heroic contribution to the community

Greets Green Local Hero award

Guide Dogs 2004 Most inspiring fundraiser

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