Last chance for Observer Community Award nominations

Last year's winners and sponsors along with Fred Dinenage, who is hosting the night at Butlin's again on December 12
Last year's winners and sponsors along with Fred Dinenage, who is hosting the night at Butlin's again on December 12

Time is running out to put forward the heroes you think deserve one of our special awards.

The closing date for nominations for this year’s Observer Community Awards is Thursday, October 27 - meaning there’s just two weeks left to get entries in!

We are still accepting nominations for each of the categories:

Best volunteer

Best community person

Mini marvel

Best school

School star

Best coach

Sports team or sports person of the year

Hero to animals

Special recognition

Best local voluntary/charity group

Outstanding bravery

Best community event

Contribution to arts in the community

Community content deputy editor Kelly Brown said: “It’s come around quickly, but we are all thoroughly looking forward to our special awards night at Bognor Butlin’s on December 12, again hosted by the brilliant Fred Dinenage, where all the winners will be announced.

“It will be down to you, the readers, to cast your vote, but before then we are still looking for entries in every category.

“So if you know a person or group that really deserves to be recognised, don’t delay, get your nominations off now.”

You can email nominations to stephen.pickthall@jpress.co.uk - please include a brief description on why you are putting them forward, along with contact details for the nominee and yourself.

Alternatively, you can fill in a form in the Observer. See page 20 of this Thursday’s paper.

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