Time is running out to nominate your local heroes! - Saltford Parish Council

Saltford Parish Council is currently welcoming nominations for the SPC Community Awards 2021. The end date for applications is 5th March, and after a year where so many have stepped forward to help the community we want to ensure those who have contributed have the chance to be recognised. This year the Parish Council has doubled the number of award categories to reflect the outstanding efforts of those in Saltford who have offered help and support during the COVID19 pandemic.

Awards recognise individuals and groups that have made and are making a positive contribution to Saltford life, and who show leadership, initiative or commitment in the local community.

Categories are as follows:

  • Young Person of the Year in Saltford Award
  • Young Person of the Year in Saltford Award – COVID19 response
  • Volunteer Team of the Year in Saltford Award
  • Volunteer Team of the Year in Saltford Award – COVID19 response
  • Saltford – Achievement Award
  • Saltford – Achievement Award – COVID19 response
  • Business in the Community Award
  • Business in the Community Award – COVID19 response

Anyone can nominate an individual, group or business for a Community Award. Nomination forms and criteria information is available at www.saltfordparishcouncil.gov.uk The last date to submit a nomination form is Friday 5th March 2021.

Cllr Chris Warren, Chair of Saltford Parish Council, said in support of the awards: ‘The community’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been amazing. We are delighted to have added four categories to the 2021 awards in recognition of the remarkable contributions made over the past year. Outside of COVID-19 responses, there are many active individuals and groups in Saltford who also deserve recognition in 2021 for their community spirit. Saltford Parish Council is delighted to be able to celebrate the many positive actions of local people, groups and businesses through its annual Community Awards’.

Along with public recognition for their contribution to the Saltford community at the awards ceremony, winners also will receive a certificate and £75 towards their chosen Saltford group, project, cause or charity.

SPC hopes to combine the postponed 2020 awards with 2021’s Community Awards ceremony on Friday 21st May 2021 at Saltford Hall (pending regulations). More information will be shared nearer the time.

Please see our Community Awards poster 2021.

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