Planning has already started for the Pride of Herefordshire
Awards 2008 and county residents are being urged to start
thinking now of people whose efforts in the community should
year's overall award winner Katie Llewellin said, 'Many
people work behind the scenes to make a real difference
to the community they live in but their efforts go unrewarded.
These awards are designed to tell the untold stories of
people whose actions the rest of the county can be proud
of and I would urge anyone who knows of someone deserving
to look out for the nomination forms which will be available
from April onwards.'
also won the 2007 Herefordshire Courage Award for her actions
in calming down two traumatized horses and a donkey on a
dark night and prevented an accident from happening.
new category has been added to this year's awards, run by
the Herefordshire Partnership, of which Herefordshire Council
is a member, in conjunction with the Hereford Journal.
category is for Herefordshire Adult Community Award and
is for someone over 18 years old who does something positive
in their community that has an impact on others.
other categories are:
Entrepreneur Award: Someone who is successful in business,
with an innovative approach.
Learner Award: Someone who has learnt new skills or
knowledge and uses them in their day-to-day life or an achiever
who may have overcome obstacles to progress.
Courage Award: Someone who in a personal or community
capacity has overcome adversity or made the community a
safer place by their actions.
Environmental Champion: Someone who has made a difference
to the environment in his or her local community.
Young Carer Award: Someone up to 18 years old who looks
after or helps others, whether family at home, or in their
Youth Community Award: An individual or a group up to
18 years old, who do something positive in their community
that has an impact on others.
Adult Carer Award: Someone who looks after or helps
others, whether family at home, or in their community.
Health Champion: Someone who has improved people's health
and quality of life.
special awards ceremony will be held in October. Trophies
for winners in each of the categories have been designed
by artist blacksmith Ambrose Burne and they each receive
£100. Finalists receive certificates to mark their achievements.
further details about the awards scheme and how to nominate
someone please contact Herefordshire Partnership on 01432