CANDIDATES who had recently gained a volunteering qualification were presented with their certificates at a special ceremony.
Recipients had successfully completed the ASDAN Community Volunteering Qualification, at either Level 2 or Level 3.
Volunteers who received their certificates were Emily Gillam, Firenza Davis, Rosalyn Demott, Shane Carter and Ryan Mascord.
The ceremony was held at the Town Hall and also attended by the mayor Cllr Alan Roberts, Steve Manwaring, director of Hastings Voluntary Action and Ian Rabbett, assessor.
Mr Rabbett said: “The mayor and Steve Manwaring of Hastings Voluntary Action, acknowledged the hard work that had gone into the qualification, and congratulated all five for their achievements.
“They also paid tribute to the volunteers for the work they do in the community.”