13:22, Tuesday, 13th November 2018

North Lincolnshire Council’s seventh Community Champion Awards ceremony is taking place at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe on Thursday 22 November 2018.

With just over a week to go until the awards ceremony, there is still time for you to get tickets see the fantastic event.

Tickets to view the awards from the balcony are available from The Baths Hall Box Office for just £6.20. To book your tickets call 0844 8542776, visit The Baths Hall website or pop into The Baths Hall. Spaces for wheelchairs on the balcony are limited, call 01724 297270 to advise if a space needs allocating

An amazing 136 nominations were received this year and they were shortlisted down to 50 individuals and groups across the 24 awards.

The winners will be announced on the evening. The presentation of the awards will start at 7.45pm.

Well known radio presenter Blaire Jacobs will be compare for the evening.

The North Lincolnshire Youth Folk Ensemble, The Shower Singers and Evolution Academy will perform on the evening.

Sponsors, including the headline sponsors: Britcon UK Ltd, Paul Fox Estate Agents, Kapil Care and Jotun Paints (Europe) Ltd, will present individual awards.

Cllr John Briggs, Mayor of North Lincolnshire, said:

“Once again, I am in awe of the wonderful stories of people going above and beyond to help others or to achieve fantastic things. It was a delight to read all the nominations. It is never an easy task shortlisting nominations as they are all worthy winners. Each and every nominee should be extremely proud of themselves. Thank you to all the sponsors who helped with the judging – we couldn’t have done it without you.

“Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and those who have been shortlisted. I’m really looking forward to the awards ceremony; it is always a superb evening filled to the brim with community spirit.”