This is the final call for nominations for this year’s Observer Community Awards.
Every year we ask you to put forward the people and groups who make a real difference to you and your community.
Be it a coach, a person at school who helps you or your child, an amazing volunteer or a fantastic community event - our awards night is there to shine a light on them all.
We have had some brilliant entries so far and this is still just over a week to get final nominations in.
The final date for nominations is Friday, November 13, and we particularly need nominations for the following: Contribution to the Arts; Best Community Event; Hero to Animals; Mini Marvel.
You can email your nominations to us, with a brief bit about why you are putting them forward, along with contact details for you and the nominee. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a full list of the categories:
Best Volunteer (Shirley Henry Award)
Best Community Person
Mini Marvel (an inspirational youngster)
School Star (someone in your school who makes a difference, a teacher, lollipop lady)
Sports Team or Person
Hero to Animals
Special Recognition (especially for those community champions)
Best voluntary group/charity
The Volunteer-friendly award
Best Community Event
Contribution to the Arts
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