We have been provided with the following information to share with all of the Parish.
Nominations have now opened for the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards across the county.
Described by a previous host as ‘our own mini Pride of Britain Awards’ these events aim to publicly recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements and commitment of volunteers and organisations who go the extra mile to support our communities.
In 2019 more than 1200 people attended ceremonies across Staffordshire with events held in Cannock Chase, Stafford and District, Lichfield and District, South Staffordshire, East Staffordshire and Staffordshire Moorlands. This year we will see the launch of additional events being held in held in Tamworth and Newcastle-under-Lyme.
The events will take place in June and nominations are being sought in the following 10 award categories:
− ‘Volunteering Support for Young People’
− ‘Volunteering Support for the over 65’s’
− ‘Personal Achievement’
− ‘Business Contribution to Communities’
− ‘Trustee of the Year’
− ‘New Volunteer Team of the Year’
− ‘Volunteer Team of the Year’
− ‘Young Volunteer of the Year’
− ‘Volunteer of the Year’
− ‘Lifetime Achievement’
Details of each event can be found on our website with further details on how to nominate https://www.supportstaffordshire.org.uk/volunteer-star-awards
The closing date for nominations is Friday 3rd April 2020 at 5pm.