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Community Champion Award

Community Champion Awards

Do you know someone who deserves an award?

Preparations are under way for the fifth North Lincolnshire Community Champion Awards to be held at the Baths Hall, Scunthorpe, on Thursday 24 November 2016.  

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the time they have dedicated to volunteering or for overcoming barriers or excelling in sports?  Is there a community group that deserves recognition for its work in the local community, or do you know someone who is a true inspiration to others? If so, nominations are now open for the Community Champion Awards 2016. The closing date for nominations is Sunday 18 September 2016.

Nominate someone for an award 

Read the nominations booklet [PDF, 1Mb] to check the criteria for each award.   

Volunteer category  (Headline sponsor - Scunthorpe Telegraph  )

Achievement category  (Headline sponsor - Kapil Care )

Community Category (Headline sponsor - Jotun Paints (Europe) Ltd )

Inspiration category  (Headline sponsor - North Lincolnshire Council)

 Additional information:

  • A young person is classed as 18 years or younger on the 31 October 2016

  • An adult is classed as 19 years or older on the 31 October 2016

  • All people and organisations nominated must be based in North Lincolnshire.

  • All individuals, groups and organisations nominated must have been active within
    the last year 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2016.

  • Please give specific examples of the work, achievements or commitment the person you are nominating has undertaken for the judging panel to consider

  • All categories are open to disabled and non-disabled individuals and groups.    


Pam Ashton who won the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 said, "It's important to nominate people for what they have achieved throughout their lives. People don't look for recognition, but it is so nice if they get it. I was shocked when I was nominated and thought I was so undeserving".

Vince Lobely was honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to a Safer Community Award. He said, "It is an important way to say thank you to those who give up their time to volunteer.  We don't do it to get thanks, but it is very nice when someone does thank you. It's an extra special thing".

Joshua Whitehorn, the 2014 Young Volunteer of the Year winner, said, "I volunteer at a drama group for adults with learning disabilities who aren't able to do it on their own. So, I come in and help boost their confidence levels and their abilities, and of course have fun with them".

Rihannon Sweeney, the 2014 Anti-bullying Champion Award winner, had an amazing experience at the awards. She said, "The ceremony is amazing, it's great to see so many people that have done such amazing things".

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Information on the Community Champion Awards 2016, list of finalists and sponsors.
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