Mayor’s Community Awards

Published: 6 December 2017

Don’t miss out on your chance to nominate local individuals or groups who have generously given their time to help others.

If you know someone who embodies the spirit of civic pride and has made a big difference to the Borough, now is the time to recognise their work by nominating them in the Mayor’s Community Awards. Nominations close Saturday 30 December 2017

Across the Borough, people go above and beyond to help build stronger communities and make Redbridge a great place to work and live in. Many devote time and effort to care for relatives, friends or young people in the local community. While others show their civic pride by supporting us to create a safer environment or going that extra mile to give something back to the local community.

Honour our Borough’s champions by submitting your award nomination here 

A panel of Councillors, officers and people from the local community will meet to shortlist the nominations and then select winners in the different award categories.

The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 at a special invitation only event in Redbridge Town Hall, Ilford.

Councillor Linda Huggett, Mayor of Redbridge said, “Sometimes those making a difference to their community remain anonymous, but through these awards we aim to celebrate and recognise the work they do.”

“I look forward to meeting the residents and businesses who help to make this Borough great, so please get nominating.”

Nominations close on Saturday 30 December 2017.

Award categories 

  • Best business contribution to the community - a business which has given something back to the local community
  • Community / Neighbourhood champion - for bringing together a group of local people in an activity or event that has benefited the local area or those residents that have taken part
  • Taking pride in Redbridge - for showing pride for our Borough and dedicating time and energy to improve and make Redbridge better
  • Caring for others in Redbridge - for devoting time and effort to caring for relatives, friends or members of the local community
  • Contribution in support of young people - for showing leadership skills to the Borough’s children and young people – this must be in a voluntary capacity and not paid work
  • Creating a safer Redbridge - for significantly making our community safer

Entries should be no more than 200 words and supporting evidence is acceptable. Entries if posted need to be returned to Mayor’s Office, Room 31B, First Floor, Redbridge Town Hall by the closing date of Saturday 30 December 2017.

Criteria

  • all nominees must live or work in Redbridge 
  • entries must relate to work undertaken or ongoing between January and December 2017 
  • self nominations will not be accepted

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