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Nominations have now closed - thank you to everyone who submitted their #BrilliantlyBoro hero! The shortlist will be announced soon - watch this space. Good luck to everyone who entered!

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the winners of the 2020 Civic Community Awards will be announced virtually. We'll have more information about this soon.

After the success of our first ever Civic Community Awards in 2019, we're happy to announce that nominations for this year's awards are now open.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for individuals, community organisations, and businesses who have made a real difference to life in Middlesbrough.

This might include:

  • helping out neighbours in need
  • coaching a local sports team
  • volunteering at youth or community groups
  • organising or funding local activities and community events
  • helping in schools, libraries, and hubs
  • running or funding cultural and social events

Last year over 100 nominations were made, celebrating the extraordinary people, communities, and businesses whose tireless support for friends, neighbours, and the town makes Middlesbrough such a great place to live.

The awards

The award categories are:

  • Improving Employment Opportunities (one individual/community group, and one business)
  • Improving Health and Wellbeing (one individual/community group, and one business)
  • Helping People to Improve their Educational and Vocational Capability (one individual/community group, and one business)
  • Making People Happier (one individual/community group, and one business)
  • Making Physical Improvements to our Neighbourhoods (one individual/community group, and one business)
  • Citizen of the Year (one individual)

2019's winners

Improving Employment Opportunities for Residents (community): ACTES

Improving Employment Opportunities for Residents (business): Hardwick House

Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Residents (community): Feast of Fun

Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Residents (business): ​Recovery Connections

Helping People to Improve their Educational and Vocational Capability (community): Locardia Chidanyika

Helping People to Improve their Educational and Vocational Capability (business): ​The Bungalow Partnership

Making People Happier (community): ​Claire Higgins

Making People Happier (business): ​Off the Ground

Making Physical Improvements to our Neighbourhoods (community): ​Hemlington Angling Club

Making Physical Improvements to our Neighbourhoods (business): ​NONDET

Citizen of the Year Award: ​Maggie Lan

The Civic Community Awards are kindly supported by:

Logo for sponsor Everyone Active linking to their website

Logo for sponsor Faithful and Gould linking to their website

Logo for sponsor Gleeson Homes linking to their website

 

Logo for sponsor Holiday Inn Express Middlesbrough linking to their website

Logo for sponsor Logic Architecture linking to their website

Logo for sponsor Middlesbrough College linking to their website

 

Logo for sponsor Ramsdens linking to their website

Logo for sponsor Teesside University linking to their website

Logo for sponsor Transpennine Express linking to their website

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