Lambeth Community Awards 2014 – Who will you nominate?

24 April, 2014

Written by: Campaigns Team

Campaigns > Do the Right Thing

Every day across Lambeth, people who care about their local community make a positive contribution to the lives of others. Do you know someone who freely gives their time, working individually or with others in Lambeth who deserves recognition? Let us know as we would like to thank these people and recognise their contribution to the borough.

The closing date for nominations is 27 June 2014 at 5pm. An award ceremony will take place in July. For categories and more information please visit: www.lambeth.gov.uk/communityawards or if you have any questions contact communications@lambeth.gov.uk

The categories are as follows:

1. Bringing your neighbourhood together award

2. Making Lambeth safer community award

3. Helping people into jobs and training community award

4. Cleaner and greener community award

5. Keeping Lambeth healthy community award

6. Young person’s community award

7. Lord Scarman award

8. Voluntary or community organisation of the year award

Mary Killoughery received a Clapham and Stockwell Civic Award in 2013 said:

“I was shocked at first but once it sank in I was really pleased that people thought so highly of me and appreciate what I do. I love my job and get great satisfaction in supporting others. It is a real honour to receive this award. I feel humbled and blessed and I will treasure it forever”.

Hayley Rea, who at the age of 21 Hayley established a dance school called Aim High Dance Academy, which offers free/low fee classes and a mentoring scheme for young adults. She received a Lambeth champion award in 2013 and said:

“It felt great to be appreciated for the work I do. There are so many different ways that people work to piece Lambeth together and I would encourage others to volunteer and help keep the great community vibe alive.”

You can let us know about your nominations by commenting here and fill in the form online to enter.

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