Inspirational people from Wychavon who have gone above and beyond for their community will be celebrated at an awards ceremony.

The annual Community Recognition Awards recognises ‘community heroes’ who, in 2019, have volunteered, coached or helped others and made the district a better place to live and work.

Wychavon District Council’s Community Development team is looking for inspirational stories from people of all ages who have helped to improve their neighbourhood, club, society or community in the past year.

The categories are:

Young Volunteer award

Volunteer award

Arts Recognition award

Sporting Hero award

Community Project award

Community Group award

Enabling Healthy Lives award

Lifetime Achievement award

The Community Recognition Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, March 5, at Peopleton Village Hall.

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Councillor Rob Adams, Portfolio Holder for Community Engagement, Culture and Sport at Wychavon District Council, said: “The Community Recognition Awards are a great opportunity to recognise the hard work of some of the district’s community heroes.

"From volunteering and helping the community to achievements in sport or arts, we want to hear their story. The contributions from these people help to make Wychavon a better place to live and work.”

To nominate the individual or organisation that you think deserves to win an award from the categories listed, complete an application form by visiting before January 31.

Contact Tracy Grubb on 01386 565168 or email for a hard copy of the application form or to talk through a nomination.