The Guardian / NUS Media Award 1992

“Nick was editing the features section of  The Sheffield City Press when it won the award. I was very impressed with the whole magazine, the features were particularly strong”

Guardian Editor 1975 – 1995

Young Travel Writer of the Year Award 1993

“Nick was one of the finalists who had the right blend of originality, humour and sense of place which make for good travel reading”

Bernice Davison

Travel Editor, The Weekend Telegraph 1993 – 1996

Regional Colour Supplement of the Year 1995

“Nick’s features, many of which he instigated on his own initiative, have been highly valued. His work has clearly helped us win the award and I hope he feels as proud as the rest of us”

Andy Waple

Editor, Sheffield Telegraph Magazine

Medical Journalism Awards 2002: Runner Up

“Nick’s piece looked at the currently popular belief that every illness can be put down to an allergy… accessible, extremely entertaining and very well written”


Emma Brockes The Guardian

Celia Hall The Telegraph

James Chapman Daily Mail

Medical Journalism Award 2008: Winner

“As well as being well researched and thorough, Nick created a story that was targeted perfectly to his audience – a fabulous example of what a feature should offer”


Emma Brady, Birmingham Post

Nigel Hawkes, The Times

Dr Sarah Brewer, Doctor and Journalist

You can read the article – The Great Eye Test Scandal – that won the award here