Salt of the Earth Awards

Nantwich Mayor Cllr Penny Butterill has launched the 2018 Salt of the Earth awards to recognise people who make a difference in the town.

The popular awards aim to celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and businesses who go the extra mile in the Nantwich community.

Awards in eight different categories will be presented at a reception on Thursday May 3 at Nantwich Civic Hall.

The Mayor is now welcoming nominations for the awards.

You can nominate an individual or group who gives up their time and energy to help others.

Last year’s winners were celebrated at a similar event at the Civic Hall, which you can read about here.

The award categories are as follows:

Community Volunteer Award
Recognises a person, who has taken an active role in shaping their community, helps provide services to more vulnerable residents and encourages community spirit and growth.

Inspiring Individual Award
To celebrate a local unsung hero who goes the extra mile to serve their community.

Supporting Children Award
Individuals, group or school who have made a difference to the lives of children, so that they can achieve their full potential.

Young Achiever Award (Under 18)
Who do you know who has shown major potential? Who is one to watch in the future? Who has made an outstanding contribution to the community? Nominate Nantwich’s rising star.

Outstanding Organisation/Group/Project Award
Tell us about a local volunteer group/organisation/project which has really engaged with the community.

Business Support in the Community Award
Award for a business that has gone beyond their remit and supported their community.

Community Sports Award
Sportsmen and women giving their time back to sport and making it accessible for people in our communities to join in with sporting activities
The Mayor will also present a Mayor’s Recognition Award. The winner of this award will be an inspirational individual or group who has made an outstanding impression on the Mayor in her year of office. This award is specifically decided by the Mayor and nominations will not be accepted.

To nominate someone for an award, apply to the Mayor with the following information:
Name of person nominating
Name of Nominee
Address and contact details of both of the above
Award Nominated for
Reason for Nomination (no more than 250 words)

Nominations must be submitted no later than Friday March 23 and can be posted to ‘Salt of the Earth’ Awards, Nantwich Civic Hall, Market Street, Nantwich, CW5 5DG, dropped off at the Civic Hall, or emailed to [email protected]

Nominees must either be a Nantwich resident, work in Nantwich, or make a valuable contribution to the people of the town.

The Mayor is also looking for sponsors for this event, if you are interested in getting involved, contact Sheryl Birtles on 01270 628 633

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salt of the earth award winners

Salt of the Earth award winners 2017

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