Trowbridge Town Council are asking the public to nominate individuals, groups, schools, clubs, organisations or businesses for awards that will be presented at this year’s Town Gathering. The awards are a celebration of the local community from the previous year and the work they have achieved. The awards are all open to individuals, as well as groups (except the ‘Club of the Year’). They are:
‘Spirit Of Youth’ (Two age groups:13 – 18 years, and under 13s) This award recognises being a positive role model for their peers, while at the same time providing benefit to the community in general.
‘Public Sector Hero’ An award made in recognition of the recipient going the extra mile to help others and / or the local community.
‘Charity Fundraiser of The Year’ The award recognises not just how much money has been raised, but additionally how innovation and different techniques have been used in fundraising efforts.
‘Community Champion’ A person or group who has made an outstanding contribution to the local community.
‘Green Award’ For a contribution toward enhancing the town’s ‘green’ credentials, whether through recycling / litter campaigns or initiatives, or improvement of green areas within the town.
‘Club Of The Year’ Sporting, leisure or other, the club that through its activities has made an ongoing and significant contribution to the town.
‘Mayor’s Award’ This award will be selected from all the nominees from the other categories and the Mayor will recommend their winner.
Completed nomination forms need to be sent to Aby Cooper, Customer Services Manager at Trowbridge Town Council by 27th April 2018 at 12pm. The Mayor of Trowbridge, Deputy Mayor and the Leader of the Council will be presented with all the nominees from each category and subsequently recommend the winner of each award. This will take place between the 30th April and 3rd May. All nominees will be invited to the Town Gathering where the Mayor will announce the winner and invite them to say a few words.