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Proud of Stockport – who will you nominate?

by Iain Roberts on 11 October, 2010

From Stockport Council:

Stockport’s extraordinary people are to be recognised again in the borough’s popular Proud of Stockport awards.

Do you know someone who helps to make Stockport special? Is there an individual, a group, a volunteer, or perhaps a local personality, or someone else who deserves recognition for good and community spirit?

The list of award categories are:

· Ambassador for Stockport – Rewarding someone who has helped put Stockport on the map

· Best Street – Rewarding the residents who help make their street a better place to live.

· Champion for Young People – Rewarding a person or group of people who influence children’s day to day lives in a positive way.

· Community-spirited Organisation – Rewarding the Stockport organisation that puts a lot back into the community, be it through fundraising, caring services or staff initiatives.

· Enterprising Citizen of the Year – Rewarding adults who help their community in lots of different ways.

· Good Neighbour – Rewarding those people who go out of their way to be the best neighbour possible.

· Green and Glorious – Rewarding a group or person that is responsible for a great community clean-up.

· Life Changing – Rewarding someone who has turned their life around against the odds.

· Sports Personality – Rewarding those involved in sport in Stockport.

· Volunteering Champion – Rewarding individuals or groups of people who make a real difference to Stockport, such as resident associations and community groups.

· Young Citizen of the Year – Rewarding young people under the age of 18 that help their community in lots of different ways.

To enter go to www.stockport.gov.uk/proudofstockport (free internet access at all Stockport libraries) and send in nominations online or fill in a nomination form – available at the Town Hall reception – and post it FREEPOST to: Business Reply Service Licence No SK255, Proud of Stockport Awards, Room 111, Stockport Town Hall, Stockport Council, FREEPOST, Stockport, SK1 3YQ.

The final date for nominations is Friday 26 November 2010. Winners will be celebrated at an awards event in February 2011 in Stockport Town Hall.

For more information on the ‘Proud of Stockport’ awards, call the Awards’ Hotline on 0161 474 3074 or log on to www.stockport.gov.uk/proudofstockport

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