Community Life Awards categories
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Village of the Year: Sponsored by Calor. Scenic beauty is not a factor in deciding on the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Village of the Year so don t be put off entering if your village is not traditionally beautiful . It
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Village of the Year: Sponsored by Calor.
Scenic beauty is not a factor in deciding on the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Village of the Year so don't be put off entering if your village is not traditionally 'beautiful'. It is community spirit and achievement that matters so please take this opportunity to bring your community together and tell us about your vibrant, enterprising and caring village.
The prize is £1,000 for the winning community to spend as is wishes.
Aspects of Community Life: Sponsored by Archant and other local organisations.
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The judges will be looking for community-led ventures that have made the best of local opportunities to maintain and enhance the quality of life in five different categories:
- Children and Young People in the Community
- 1 'Panic-buying is crippling us' - petrol station owner urges motorists to think before they refuel
- 2 17 of the prettiest streets in North Herts
- 3 North Herts and Beds villages hit by power cut
- 4 Appeal to trace driver after cyclist sustains serious injuries in crash
- 5 Flexi parking ticket rolled out for hybrid commuters
- 6 Get on your bike for the A10 Awareness Ride comeback
- 7 Council leader calls for 'kind and courteous' queuing for fuel
- 8 Street singers lift people's spirits with town centre flash mob
- 9 University of Hertfordshire paedophile caught with more than 500 child abuse images
- 10 Heath threatened with 'eyesore' borehole kiosks
- Older People in the Community
- Environment and the Community
- Sport in the Community
- Community Building of the Year.
These awards are open to groups which have been actively working to improve life in your community. Winners will benefit from cash awards between £200 and £500.
INFORMATION: To find out more about the awards, and details on how to enter, visit www.communitylifeawards.org.uk
All guidelines and entry/nomination forms can be downloaded from here. To request and entry pack by phone, call the Community Life Award co-ordinators Sarah Johnston on 01353 865027, or Julie Weekes on 01353 865032. Closing date for entries is June 30 2008. Winners will be announced at a presentation dinner event on September 2 at the Burgess Hall in St Ives.