Our Town awards - nominate a local hero

We know we’ve got some brilliant individuals who help to make our borough a better place and we want to celebrate them - do you have a neighbour who goes above and beyond to help you or someone in your local community?

As part of the Our Town campaign, we’re asking residents to nominate someone who goes that extra mile to help their neighbours.

Award categories

We’ll be recognising residents in the following categories:

Neighbourhood Hero

From bringing in your bin unprompted, tidying up your garden or popping to the shops. This is the category for that generous, friendly neighbour who always goes out of their way to help people.

Community Hero

Do you know someone who rolls up their sleeves and takes the initiative to bring your local community together? They might organise the troops to put on a special event, or co-ordinate getting donations to those who need them most in the local area.

Environmental Hero

We all know we should do something to be good to our environment, but there are a few special individuals who make the effort to create a better place to live for everyone. They might organise a litter pick or spend time creating a special green space for the whole community to enjoy.

COVID-19 Superheroes

The last few months have been a testing time for all of us, but there are a few extra special people in our communities who have risen to the challenge and stepped up to help out others before themselves.

Extraordinary Acts of Kindness

This category is for those extra special stars who selflessly put others before themselves to really make a positive difference to someone’s life. 

How to nominate someone

If any of the above categories sound like someone you know, you can fill in our online form.

The closing date for nominations is 30th September 2020.

There will be a virtual awards ceremony held in November, where one winner will be selected from each of the borough’s 25 wards. Further details will be announced following the closing date.

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