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

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 10 or more years.

Local Hero: For individuals who make a difference in their community on a voluntary basis, not in association with a group, charity or organisation.

Updated: 28 July 2020