Remember to nominate your local hero for a Civic Honour award!
The nominations for this year’s Civic Honour awards, which recognise local people who make a real difference in the borough, are still open.
An unsung hero can be nominated before the deadline on 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 Flo Nash, said: "This award not only recognises individuals who give so much to our community, but also celebrates them.
"I urge residents of Solihull to nominate people they know who have made a considerable contribution to our community.
"Help find the person who has given their all to our borough and who is Solihull’s unsung hero."
Residents can nominate online or download the nomination form on the Solihull Council website at: http://www.solihull.gov.uk/solihullcivichonours