Do you know someone who deserves a community hero award?

Roger Mills Beddington, Borough-wide, Carshalton, Cheam, COMMUNITY NEWS, Hackbridge, HEADLINES, NEWS, Sutton, Wallington, Worcester Park Leave a Comment

BBC Sussex & BBC Surrey Community Heroes Awards are looking for nominations. Is there anyone you would like to nominate?

It could be people who work for you, people you’ve seen volunteering with you or others, as well as individuals not employed by you. We want to reward the local people in Sussex and Surrey who go the extra mile and are worth recognising.

Please email [email protected]

In your email, let me know the organisers know why they’re worth considering in a few sentences or a paragraph?

“The deadline for this is midnight on 7th October but we’re starting the lists now!” said a spokesperson.

“Nominees will get a certificate from us. We’ll also have a lovely evening awards bash for all those who are shortlisted and the winners in November. It’s a really special evening.”

These are the categories:

YOUNG ACHIEVER – Awarded to anyone aged 18 or under, who has demonstrated maturity beyond their years

999 – Presented to a member of the emergency services or the armed forces for commitment to their profession

SPORT – Awarded to an individual or group who has contributed to local sporting life, either playing a sport or encouraging others to do, such as through acting as a referee, official or coach

GOOD NEIGHBOUR – Awarded to an individual or organisation that helps make the neighbourhood a better place to live or work, either on a regular basis or through a single act of kindness or courage

FUNDRAISER – An individual or group who has gone the extra mile to raise funds for a charity or good cause

VOLUNTEER – Awarded to a person or group who gives up their time voluntarily to help out a charity or good cause

ANIMAL WELFARE – An individual or group who goes out of their way to care for animals

CARER – Someone who cares for an individual or group of people on a regular basis

MUSIC AND ARTS – Awarded to an individual or group showcasing local creative talent – Everything from community choirs to talented actors

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