Name your heroes for awards night
THE PRIDE of Macclesfield will be honoured at a civic awards ceremony by the mayor.
Mayor of Macclesfield coun Liz Durham has announced the second year of the Civic Awards for Macclesfield, following the success of the scheme’s inaugural year in 2015 which was piloted by the Charter Trustees.
She is looking for nominations for people across the town who have made a difference in the community.
Coun Durham says she is keen to recognise and celebrate those people who make a difference to Macclesfield by volunteering their time to provide community based services, improve amenities or help others that are in need.
She said: “The hard work and dedication of volunteers makes a positive difference for many; improving local cohesion, feelings of pride and community spirit.
“The Civic Awards is a marvellous opportunity to reward volunteers who really do invest in Macclesfield.
“I am very much looking forward to receiving the nominations and learning more about the good work taking place in the town.”
All nominations will be checked for eligibility before being reviewed by the Mayor of Macclesfield and Civic Award selection committee. Winners will be invited to an Award Ceremony in April 2016, held in the grand Assembly Room of the Macclesfield Town Hall.
The Awards will not only highlight the volunteers’ contributions but also publicise community led schemes in Macclesfield.
The eligibility for nominations is that the contribution from the nominee is not performed under the authority of a voluntary or private organisation, it is solely to the benefit of the Macclesfield community and the nominee must still be involved in the activity for which they are nominated.
Each nominee must be proposed by two separate individuals and there can be no self-nominations or nominations from relatives.
The nominee must have made a significant and sustained contribution to the Macclesfield community.
Winners will be notified three to four weeks before the Award Ceremony.
For a full set of instructions and how to enter nominations please email civic@ macclesfield- tc. gov.uk or call 01625 374142.
The closing date for nominations is February 19 and the awards ceremony is on April 10.
●● Macclesfield mayor, Coun Liz Durham, has launched this year’s Civic Awards