Final countdown for Solihull Civic Honours Awards nominations - The Solihull Observer

Final countdown for Solihull Civic Honours Awards nominations

Solihull Editorial 3rd Jun, 2024   0

THE FINAL countdown is on to nominate an outstanding person or community group for a Civic Honours award.

The Solihull Civic Honours awards celebrate members of the community who go above and beyond to make Solihull a better place.

Nominations for the nine awards – which include special recognition for inspirational young people and outstanding achievements in environment, arts and sport – close on Friday (June 7),

The winners will be recognised at a celebration event later in the year.

People can submit Civic Honours nominations for the following categories:

  • Individual community involvement: an individual who has made a real difference in their community
  • Group community involvement: a group who has made a real difference in their community
  • Trustee/committee member: recognises any trustee, management committee member, treasurer, or chair who has made an extraordinary contribution to a voluntary or community organisation
  • Community environment: an individual or community group that takes pride in their local environment, making areas more sustainable and environmentally friendly
  • Creative arts: an individual who has made a significant contribution to the arts in Solihull e.g. visual art, theatre, music, photography or dance
  • Inspirational young person: someone aged 25 or under who is a real inspiration to their community or who has gained exceptional achievement in their chosen field
  • Making a difference for young people: someone who has given up their time to make a difference for young people in Solihull
  • Sport: a person who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to promote sport in Solihull
  • Mayor’s award: someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the lives of people of the Borough, or who has raised the profile of Solihull regionally, nationally or internationally

The Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Shahin Ashraf, said: “The Civic Honours Awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate the hard work and dedication of community groups and individuals across Solihull.

“There’s still time to nominate and I encourage everyone to think of the people in their lives who make a real positive difference in their local community. Together, we can all recognise the outstanding achievements of the people that make Solihull special.”

To submit one or more nominations, click here.


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