Nominations are open for this year’s Civic Honour awards which gives residents a chance to recognise local people who make a real difference in the borough.
An unsung hero can be nominated before Friday 6 July in one of six categories, which are:
Creative Arts: An individual who has made a significant contribution to the arts in the borough, e.g. visual art, theatre, music, photography or dance.
Community Involvement: An individual or group who has made a real difference in their community.
Inspirational Young Person: Someone aged 25 or under who is a real inspiration to their community or who has gained exceptional achievement in their chosen field.
Making a Difference for Young People: Someone who has given up their time to make a difference for young people in the borough.
Sport: A person who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to promote sport in Solihull.
Mayor’s Award: Someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the lives of people of the borough, or who has raised the profile of Solihull regionally, nationally or internationally.
The Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Stuart Davis, said: ‘I was humbled to meet the winners of last year’s Civic Honour awards who have worked selflessly to make a real difference in Solihull. These awards are a great way to recognise all the unsung heroes in our borough.
‘If you know someone who deserves recognition for all the hard work they do for the borough, then don’t miss out on nominating your local hero!’
The deadline for nominations is Friday 6 July. Residents can nominate online or download the nomination form on the Solihull Council website at:http://www.solihull.gov.uk/solihullcivichonours
Photo caption: The Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Stuart Davis, with the 2017 Civic Honour award winners and sponsors