Time to nominate your East Northamptonshire champions!

“There is amazing community spirit, volunteers and compassion in East Northants and the past few months have really shown this"

Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 12:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 12:44 pm
Cllr Helen Howell (right) is looking for nominations to find East Northamptonshire's Champions

It's time to nominate your East Northamptonshire champions.

Chairman of East Northants Council (ENC), Cllr Helen Howell, has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the local heroes across the district and the excellent work they do in local communities which often goes unrecognised.

The winners of the East Northamptonshire Council Champions will be announced during a ceremony on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, and nominations are now open in the following categories:

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- Young Person (up to 7 years of age)

- Young Person (7 – 16 years of age)

- Bravery

- Helping in the Community

- Good Neighbour

- Volunteer

- Voluntary Group

- Community Organiser

- Business/Organisation

Cllr Howell said: “I know there is amazing community spirit, volunteers and compassion in East Northants and the past few months have really shown this.

"So I have decided to take the opportunity to recognise our East Northamptonshire Champions by asking residents to nominate groups or individuals that have gone above and beyond in their kindness, generosity and community spirit.

“If you know someone who you think deserves to be recognised, then please head over to the ENC website and nominate them.”

For full details including award criteria and to submit a nomination, click here before midday on Thursday, December 31, and complete the online form.

Winners will be announced on Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

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