NOMINATIONS are open for this year’s Solihull Civic Honours Awards.
The awards give residents a chance to recognise local unsung heroes who go above and beyond to make Solihull a better place.
Awards will be handed out during a special ceremony in 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
- Community environment – community groups that take 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 improve the lives of 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 Ken Meeson, said: “It is important to recognise the many individuals and groups in Solihull who work tirelessly to make a real positive difference in other people’s lives, whether it be publicly or behind the scenes.
“The Civic Honours Awards gives us an opportunity to recognise and celebrate their contributions, so please make sure to nominate those you know deserve it.”
The deadline for nominations is June 9.
For more or to nominate click here.