Saturday, June 01, 2019

BRIGG NOMINATIONS WELCOMED FOR COMMUNITY CHAMPION AWARDS

Councillor John Briggs - Chair of the Community Champions Award Committee in North Lincolnshire

From today (June 1) people living in Brigg and the surrounding area can nominate people or groups for North Lincolnshire Community Champion Awards.
Now in its eighth year, the Community Champion Awards continue to recognise unsung heroes in communities across North Lincolnshire.
"Do you know an individual or group that deserves a North Lincolnshire Community Champion Award?" the council asks.
If so, nominate your Community Champions online at www.northlincs.gov.uk/champion
Alternatively, call 01724 297270 during office hours or email community.recreation@northlincs.gov.uk for a form.
The closing date for nominations is September 30.
There are 23 awards up for grabs, as follows...

Volunteer category
Young Volunteer of the Year
Adult Male Volunteer of the Year
Adult Female Volunteer of the Year

Achievement category
Anti-Bullying Champion
Personal Courage
Sports Achiever of the Year
Young Sports Achiever of the Year
Young Arts Heritage Achiever of the Year
Adults Arts Heritage Achiever of the Year
Outstanding Achievement (Young)
Outstanding Achievement (Adult)

Community category
Community Champion of the Year
Outstanding Contribution to a Safer Community
Outstanding Contribution to a Learning Community
Outstanding Contribution to a Stronger Community
Community Contribution to Crime Reduction
Outstanding Contribution to Tourism
Community Project of the Year
Community Sports Team of the Year

Inspiration category
Young Carer of the Year
Adult Carer of the Year
Act of Bravery
Lifetime Achievement

The 2019 Community Champion Awards are set to be presented on Thursday, November 28 at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe.
Cllr John Briggs, pictured above, Chair of the Community Champions Award Committee, said: “I am delighted that the Community Champion Awards are now in its eighth year. Each year I am overwhelmed by the outstanding people we have in our communities that go above and beyond to do amazing and selfless things.
“Without the support of our sponsors the Community Champion Awards wouldn't be the success it is today so I would like to say a big thank you to each and every one of them. 
“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.”

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