Keep watching for information in regards to the nominations and award ceremony.The awards were open to volunteers, or voluntary groups who work in St Ann’s, Sneinton or Mapperley (within Nottingham City). Nominations were made in the following nine categories:
Volunteering Gold Award
Recognition of long service to volunteering for an individual.
Bringing Communities Together
A project or person that has helped bring people together and make a positive impact in their community/neighbourhood.
Community Group of the Year
A community group that does something special or unique, bringing fresh ideas and opportunities to the community.
Young Volunteer Award
Celebrating the positive things that young people do in their community (to be eligible nominee must be aged 18 years and under).
Behind the Scenes Volunteer
A volunteer who makes a great contribution behind the scenes.
Improving Health and Well-being
Community groups or volunteers who make a contribution which makes a positive impact on the physical/mental health and well-being of quality of life for local people.
Contribution to Arts and Creativity in the Community
Community groups or volunteers who promote creativity and arts in the community.
Contribution to Sports Development in the Community
Community groups or volunteers who promote sport and fitness in the community.
Improving the Lives of Children and Young People
Community groups or volunteers who help and mentor young people, helping them reach their potential and raising aspirations.
The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 18 January 2017.