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High Sheriff of Clwyd Awards – Nominations OPEN!

The High Sheriff of Clwyd Awards are your opportunity to celebrate your charitable champions. They can be individuals or community groups with charitable aims that have made an outstanding contribution to their communities.

Volunteering is an amazing way to give back to the community and can make life-changing differences to the people that it affects. Many of the jobs that people do are often thankless, and difficult – facing all weathers and challenges. From litter picking to planting wild flowers, to delivering shopping and taking people on trips, right up to helping people paint, or build things. Volunteering can be this, and everything in between and beyond.

If your community has been impacted in a positive way the contribution of volunteers, and you would like to say thank you, why not consider nominating them for the High Sheriff of Clwyd Awards. As the High Sheriff themselves have said “Volunteers are active at the heart of every UK community, and it is very clear that the millions of people who give their time and skills to charities and community projects are quite simply an essential part of the world today. Most of these people consider themselves ordinary but many of them are doing extraordinary things.” Why not help them know just how extraordinary they are with a nomination?

There will be three awards as follows:

· Two awards for individuals from each of the principal areas, namely Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham that form the preserved county of Clwyd

· One award for a voluntary/community organisation or group (with charitable aims) operating within each of the principal areas, namely Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham that form the preserved County of Clwyd.

The winners will be presented with their awards at an event to be held at Brynkinalt Hall, Chirk, Wrexham on the 9th March 2024.

Nomination Rules:

1. Subject to the following anyone may make a nomination for their area and/or Clwyd, including people who benefit from the individual or voluntary/community group’s activities.

2. You can only make one nomination.

3. Individuals cannot be nominated by a partner or family member or nominate themselves.

4. An individual nominee must reside in one of the four Principal Areas and be over 18 years of age.

5. The nominee (whether an individual or an organisation/group) must not be contacted or made aware that they are being nominated for an award.

6. Personal details provided on the nomination form may be passed to partner organisations and to the media for publicity purposes. If you don’t wish for any information to be shared in this way or if you do not wish media organisations to contact the nominee or nominator please let the appropriate County Voluntary Council know as soon as possible.

7. The Judges’ decision is final and they reserve the right not to make an award.

8. Nomination forms and Guidance notes can be downloaded from the appropriate County Voluntary Council website or by post.

9. The closing date for the submission of completed and signed nominations to [email protected] is noon on Monday 6th November 2023.

You can download the nomination forms below:

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