Award categories

There are multiple categories for Community Heroes Awards.

  • Business contribution in the community - Local businesses that have demonstrated commitment to their local area
  • Trustee of the Year - For a trustee of a group or charity who has gone above and beyond in their role
  • Community Group of the Year - Groups that exemplify what can be done to make a difference when people work together
  • Community Project of the Year - Projects and initiatives that have improved our borough and its local communities – run by individuals, groups or voluntary organisations
  • Outstanding Volunteer - For individuals who volunteer with a group, charity or organisation
  • Environmental Award - For individuals, projects and groups specifically focused on tackling climate change and environmental issues
  • Outstanding Sporting Achievement - Those whose efforts and achievements in sport vitalise communities, bring people together and support physical and mental wellbeing, or those who have achieved significant sporting success representing the borough
  • Young Person Achievement - The young people (under 18 years) who inspire and drive change in their communities and who act as role models for their peers
  • Lifetime Achievement - Those who have shown a long-term commitment to voluntary work and have made a significant contribution to their communities over ten or more years
  • Helping Hands - For individuals who make a difference to lives of others, not in association with a group, charity or organisation. This could be a caregiver, a good neighbour or even someone who gives their time to help out their family or friends in need

Updated: 21 September 2020