IT’S time to recognise local heroes as nominations open for the Woodley Community Heroes Awards.

The Woodley Community Heroes Awards are the chance to recognise all the good work that benefits the community of Woodley.

There are six categories to nominate people for:

  • Neighbour of the Year – Awarded to an individual who has, independently (ie not part of a wider charity organisation) provided exceptional care and support to a Woodley resident or residents within their local community
  • Volunteer of the Year – Awarded to an individual who has, as part of a voluntary or charity organisation, provided exceptional support to the activities of the organisation, making a difference to residents of Woodley
  • Voluntary Group of the Year – Awarded to an organisation that has provided exceptional support and services to Woodley residents
  • Climate Champion of the Year – Awarded to an individual, organisation or group that has made a significant contribution to fighting climate change and / or climate initiatives within the area
  • Young Person of the Year – Awarded to an individual aged 19 or under who, through voluntary activities, has made an exceptional contribution to the Woodley community
  • Mayor’s Outstanding Contribution Award – Awarded by the Mayor to an individual or organisation who they feel have provided an outstanding contribution to the community

A spokesperson from Woodley Town Council said: “Maybe you know someone who gives up their time to volunteer and help others in need or someone who is championing charitable causes that benefit people in Woodley. 

“Give them the recognition they deserve and nominate them now for one of our Community Heroes Awards.”

The deadline for nominations is Friday, December 15.