Is there someone in your community who makes it special? Someone who helps others overcome challenges, especially in the last few years? Or someone who has always been an asset to your neighbourhood?
This year there are four categories to choose from, with awards for winners and runners-up. Prizes include up to £100 in shopping vouchers and framed commemorative certificates and plaques.
Our Community Hero Award will recognise one overall winner, chosen from all your nominations. The winner will be presented with £200 in shopping vouchers, a framed certificate and a glass plaque. Judges will choose who they think gives the most outstanding service in their community.
And don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about you either! As a thank you for taking the time to nominate, we'll enter you into a prize draw for the chance to win a £50 Amazon voucher.
What are the categories?
Community Champion Award
Someone who provides support to their whole community. Do you know someone who has set up and run a successful community activity? Someone who's offered a specific service, making life easier for the community? Or someone who has always been there for others. Who is your community champ?
Good Neighbour Award
Someone who has offered extra special help to a neighbour. It could be a resident who is always on-call at a time of need. Or someone whose help has enabled a neighbour to live independently at home. If your neighbour is a superstar, nominate them today!
Outstanding Young Person Award
This one is for our younger heroes. It could be an individual or a group. They must be between 5 and 18 years old. Do you know a young person who lifts the spirits of others in their community? It could be that they've run errands for neighbours. Or made cakes for their community. Someone who goes out of their way to talk to those who may otherwise have felt isolated. If you know a young person who deserves some appreciation, get nominating now!
Sheltered Housing Champion Award
This award is new for this year. It celebrates those who go the extra mile in our sheltered housing schemes. This is for that ‘go to’ person. Someone who’s there in a time of need and always willing to go out of their way to help others.
How do I nominate?
This year we are widening our nomination pool. You can nominate anyone in the community who supports A2Dominion residents. They don’t have to be an A2Dominion resident themselves.
Nominating someone for a Neighbourhood Award couldn’t be easier. Just fill out our online form to tell us who you are nominating and in which category.
Remember, this is your chance to really celebrate your nominee. Tell us things like who they’ve helped and how they’ve made a difference. What have they done to improve people’s lives in their neighbourhood.
Nominations close at 8pm on Monday 19 December.
What happens next?
Our judging panel will shortlist entries in all categories once nominations close. We'll contact the winners and runners-up to arrange presenting them with their prizes.
We can’t wait to hear about your community heroes and celebrate how vital they are to our communities!