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Award categories

Here are the categories for this year's Local Hero Awards.

Know somebody who meets the criteria for one of our awards? Begin your nomination now.

  • 999 award

    Awarded to the men and women who look after us when we are in trouble whether it is a police officer, a fire– fighter, paramedic or the lifeguards and lifeboat men and women that patrol our coast.

  • Carer of the year

    Awarded to somebody who has tirelessly given up their free time to look after someone less able than themselves.

  • Child of courage

    For any young person (under 18) who has shown amazing courage in the face of trauma or adversity and has come through it with a positive outlook.

  • Community champion

    For an individual that deserves recognition for their contribution to the local area and who has given their time for free to make a difference to other peoples’ lives.

  • Contribution to the community

    For somebody that deserves recognition for their contribution to the local area and who has given their time for free to make a difference to other peoples’ lives.

  • Dad of the year

    For a dad whose life is dedicated to family, citizenship or charity.

  • Fundraiser of the year

    For an outstanding individual who goes all out to raise valuable funds for local community projects, causes and charities.

  • Good neighbour

    For that ‘normal’ person who puts themselves out for their neighbour.

  • Mum of the year

    An award for that special mum who has dedicated herself to family and others.

  • Outstanding achievement

    Awarded to someone who has personally achieved goals and aspirations beyond their own beliefs or the beliefs of others.

  • Outstanding bravery

    To recognise an individual who has put themselves in harm’s way to help or save the life of another.

  • Outstanding customer care

    To recognise an individual or company that has gone beyond the scope of their role to ensure a customer received the
    best possible care.

  • Sports star of the year

    This award goes to someone who has excelled in any sport locally and has achieved recognition within the sporting sector, whether they are able bodied or not.

  • Teacher of the year

    This award recognises teachers who are bringing learning to life by engaging and inspiring all children and young people to fulfil their potential.

  • Unsung hero

    This award goes to an individual who has achieved great things in their community yet refrains from claiming too much in return for his/ her efforts.

  • Gold award

    This is the ultimate accolade of the year and will be chosen by the judges from the winners of all of the other categories.

Begin your nomination now.

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