Newbury Town Council introduced the Newbury Town Civic Award in 1997. More recently, the Young Persons Award, the Business Civic Award have been launched to run alongside the Civic Award. For 2020, we have introduced the Environmental Contribution Civic Award for someone who contributes to making Newbury a more environmentally friendly place to live.
The awards have highlighted the importance of those who make a difference in our community and are presented to those who, in the opinion of a panel of judges, have made an exceptional contribution to Newbury.
We want to hear who YOU think is so inspiring that they deserve to be recognised with a Civic Award.
Please read all the criteria in the nomination forms below. You are welcome to nominate more than one person/organisation for each award.
Nominations close Sunday 15th March 2020
NOMINATION FORM information
We continue to ask for nominations of people in Newbury who work extremely hard in a voluntary capacity for the benefit of our local community. For 2020, we have four awards available; The Newbury Town Civic Award, The Newbury Town Young Persons Civic Award, Newbury Town Civic Award for Business and introducing new to 2020, The Newbury Town Civic Award for Environmental Impact. Please ensure you read all the information to make sure your nomination is eligible to be submitted.
The Newbury Town Civic Award
This person does not have to live within Newbury Town; however, their volunteering should be predominantly within the town or benefit the town.
The Newbury Town Young Persons Civic Award
This person must be age 18 or under. They don’t have to live in Newbury Town; however, their volunteering activities should be predominantly within Newbury Town or for the benefit of the town.
The Newbury Town Civic Award for Business
The Town Council wants to acknowledge the contributions made by the many businesses who are giving something back to the community in Newbury. This could be through employees volunteering for local causes, through fundraising or contributions, or by partnering with local charities and organisations. The business does not have to be located within Newbury Town; however, the contribution or volunteering activities should be predominantly within the town or for the benefit of the town.
The Newbury Town Civic Award for Environmental Contribution
The Town Council wants to acknowledge the contributions made by individuals and organisations whose volunteering impacts the local environment by helping to reduce CO2 emissions, or to reduce/recycle more waste, or to increase biodiversity. This could be through conservation projects, green initiatives, fundraising, or awareness-raising. The individuals or organisations do not have to be located within Newbury Town, however, the contribution or volunteering activities should be predominantly within Newbury Town or for the benefit of the town.
The presentation of the Awards will take place on Wednesday 1st April 2020 at 7pm in Newbury Town Hall. Please ensure that the person and/or organisation you are nomination is aware of the date of the presentation, it would be a shame should they win and be unable to attend.
Please return to the address below no later than Sunday 15th March 2020. Presentations will take place at 7 pm on Wednesday 1st April 2020, please advise the person nominated to ensure their availability.
All data collected will be used for the purpose of The Newbury Town Civic Award and unless requested and approved for publicity purpose will be destroyed within 30 days of the 15th March.
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