Do you know anyone who has made a great contribution to their local community? If so, make sure you get your nomination in for the Local Hero Awards 2016, which close this Friday (October 7), with entries sought for 12 categories.
Cheshire East Council is once again the key sponsor of the awards and a glittering ceremony will take place at the Tytherington Golf Club and Spa, in Macclesfield, on October 21.
The event is being run in partnership with Silk 106.9 and will celebrate and recognise the achievements of Cheshire East residents, with awards for Act of Courage, Neighbour of the Year, Champion Child, Our Volunteer of the Year, Parent/Guardian of the Year, Carer of the Year, Local Business of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Young Achiever of the Year, Social Enterprise of the Year, Sportsperson of the Year and Pride of Cheshire.
The Mayor of Cheshire East, Councillor Olivia Hunter, will attend to present the award winners with their trophies.
Nominations for all the categories remain open until Friday and you can put someone forward by visiting Silk 106.9’s website: http://www.silk1069.com/local-hero-awards-2016/
Councillor Paul Bates, Cabinet member for communities and health, said: “Cheshire East Council is proud to sponsor The Local Hero Awards, which are a brilliant way to honour the outstanding work being carried out across the Borough.
“The awards are now in their 19th year and, as there are just a few days left to put forward someone for 2016’s event, I’d encourage people to fill in the online nomination form as soon as possible.”