Hurry, nominate local heroes in your community before the end of September deadline

15:04, Thursday, 22nd September 2022

Nominations for this year’s Community Champion Awards are due to close on 30 September – get your nominations in before it’s too late. There are 15 awards for the 10th anniversary year to recognise the achievements of people in North Lincolnshire.

The Community Champion Awards recognise truly inspirational achievements for the real local heroes in North Lincolnshire communities.

Do you know a young volunteer who deserves to be recognised or a young person who has made outstanding achievements? Is there a hero you know who has made an outstanding contribution to a stronger and safer community or a creative achiever? Make sure you nominate them so they can get the recognition they deserve.

There are a total of 15 awards you can nominate individuals or groups for. They are:

Volunteer category sponsored by Jotun Paints (Europe) Ltd

  • Young Volunteer of the Year
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year
  • Environmental Volunteer of the Year

Achievement category sponsored by Pepperells Solicitors

  • Outstanding Achievement Young
  • Outstanding Achievement Adult
  • Creative Achiever of the Year
  • Sport and Wellbeing Achiever of the Year

Community category sponsored by Kapil Care

  • Community Champion of the Year
  • Anti-Bullying Champion
  • Outstanding Contribution to a Stronger and Safer Community
  • Outstanding Contribution to a Learning Community

Inspiration category sponsored by Paul Fox Estate Agents

  • Young Carer of the Year
  • Adult Carer of the Year
  • Personal Courage
  • Lifetime Achievement

Cllr John Briggs, Chair of the Community Champions Award Committee, said:

“With the deadline looming for nominations, I would urge people to nominate the local heroes in their community to make sure they are recognised for their achievements, selflessness, dedication and hard work.

“I am delighted to be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Community Champion Awards – what an achievement this is.

“If you know an individual or group that deserves a Community Champion Award, please make sure you nominate them. Whether it is a personal achievement, inspiration to others, the work they have done in their community or volunteering their services for a good cause, we want to hear from you.

“I am looking forward to reading through all the nominations and hearing about the amazing people we have in North Lincolnshire who go above and beyond.”

Do you know an individual or group that deserves a North Lincolnshire Community Champion Award? Make sure they get the recognition they deserve.

The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 24 November at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe.

Nominate your 2022 Community Champions online.

If you are not able to nominate online, call 01724 298452 during office hours or email bathshall@northlincs.gov.uk for a form.

The closing date for nominations is 30 September 2022. More details about the Community Champion Awards can be found on the Community Champion Awards page.