Heart of Ulverston nomination form
Last updated at 16:09, Monday, 17 November 2014
Form below - please read the information before completing
Categories have no age restriction unless specifically stated.
All categories are open to people who live, work, go to school in, or feel they have a strong affiliation to, the town of Ulverston and its surrounding villages.
When completing the nomination form please ensure you select the most appropriate category for your nomination.
All nominations are judged on the information provided on, or with, this form alone – no other information is sought by the judging panel. Therefore please ensure you include as much detailed information as possible on, or with, this nomination form to ensure your nomination has the best chance during the judging process.
Please be clear why you have nominated your selected person and why you believe they deserve to win.
You may also like to include, where relevant, some of the information listed below:
- How long the person or project has been running
- How much money they have raised
- How many people they have helped or work with
- Against what odds did they achieve these successes
- Which groups of people benefit, and how, from the work they do
- Have they won any other awards or been recognised within their area of work
First published at 11:32, Thursday, 22 May 2014
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Citizen of the Year – awarded to people who are over 18 on the date of the awards (10 October 2014) who have made an outstanding contribution to the Ulverston area through their voluntary and/or professional contribution to community life. Those nominated for this category will be shortlisted to three finalists and voted for by North-West Evening Mail readers.
Young Citizen of the Year – awarded to people aged 18 and under on the date of the awards (10 October 2014) who have made an outstanding contribution to the Ulverston area through their voluntary and/or professional contribution to community life. Those nominated for this category will be shortlisted to three finalists and voted for by North-West Evening Mail readers.
Group/Project of the Year – awarded to a group or project that has made a real difference to the lives of people in the local community through their voluntary and/or professional work.
Teacher of the Year – acknowledges the contribution of those who promote learning in our community in an inspirational way. The nominations can include people from formal education and community based, informal settings.
Sports Volunteer of the year – recognises the outstanding voluntary contribution of individuals who are the lifeblood of our local sporting community.
Carer of the Year – awarded to people who are over 18 on the date of the awards (10 October 2014). To recognise the valuable contribution that carers make to our community. This includes professional or voluntary work and might include nurses, social workers, family carers, neighbours/friends etc.
Courage Award – this award seeks to recognise the real depths of courage that ordinary people show in difficult circumstances. This might include acts of courage by people in the emergency services or ordinary members of the public who are ‘first on the scene’ of emergency or critical situations. It also seeks to recognise the daily courage that people show in facing life’s challenges such as illness and loss and the courage of individuals to turn these difficult circumstances into positive action for the good of the community.
Environmental Volunteer – acknowledges the outstanding voluntary contribution of individuals to maintaining our natural environment and working to promote sustainable living.
Employee of the year - recognises an individual who has displyed excellent levels of application, innovation, drive and ingenuity and who has gone over and above the call of duty while working in an Ulverston based organisation.
Lifetime Achievement Award - to recognise an individual who has dedicated their life to either making Ulverston a better place to live, work and play or to a specific club/organisation.
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