Why not recognise your volunteers it’s easy to do so

11th August 2017 - Published Date

Nominations for the Chair of Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Community Awards have officially opened. The awards recognise volunteers, community leaders, community organisations, carers and local businesses for the positive impact they make on others and the wider community. 

Council Chair, Cllr Cherry Beath, may identify one or more individuals or groups from the nominations received to present a ‘Special Award’. Cllr Beath said: "I am delighted to promote these important awards, nominations are open until Friday 1 December. From those nominations I will then identify one or more individuals or groups to receive an award. I am grateful to the organisations working with me including The Volunteer Centre, Bath and beyond, social housing provider Curo, the Student Community Partnership (universities in Bath), and Sirona care & health, and we welcome Virgin Care as a new partner for this year's awards. There are so many outstanding groups and individuals working in our community, and they are all to be applauded.” 

Nominations can be made in the following categories: 

Category 1 – Volunteering Awards

- Volunteer of the Year / Young Volunteer of the Year

- Volunteer Leader of the Year / Young Volunteer Leader of the Year

- Volunteer Team or Organisation of the Year/ Young Volunteer Team or Organisation of the Year

- Good Neighbour of the Year / Neighbourhood Team of the Year / Young Neighbour or Young Neighbourhood Team of the Year

- Carer of the Year / Young Carer of the Year

- The Peter Duppa-Miller Lifetime Achievement 

Category 2 – Business in the Community Award 

Find out how to nominate that special person here