Celebrating the Superheroes in our Community

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Local Hero Awards 2017

Every year Minster FM celebrates the achievements of North Yorkshire's most inspirational people in our Local Hero Awards.

Nominations are now open for our 2017 awards which will be held at York Racecourse on Friday 17th February.

So we want you to tell us about the people who make a difference to the lives of others in North Yorkshire or those who have overcome their own personal obstacles with courage and positivity.

Choose from the categories below, and nominate that special person (or people) you know who deserves the recognition and thanks of the people of North Yorkshire. Nominations close on Sunday 29th January at midnight.


Local Hero Awards Trophies


SASHOur Chosen Charity – SASH

Every year Minster FM's Local Hero Awards raises money through a raffle on the night for a chosen charity. This year we're supporting SASH. SASH is a local charity working across York, North Yorkshire and East Yorkshire. Their aim is to prevent vulnerable young people aged 16-25 from facing homelessness by offering them a room in the home of a volunteer host.  Find out more in this video...


The Categories...

Tiddlywinks Day NurseryChild of Achievement Award

Awarded to a child who has demonstrated exceptional courage and maturity beyond their years.

Award sponsored by Tiddlywinks Day Nursery

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Water BabiesParent or Guardian Award

Awarded to parents or guardians who have guided, advised and helped their own or other people’s children.

Award sponsored by Water Babies

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Get Branded WorkwearTeacher Of The Year Award

Awarded to someone who is an inspirational educator, whether in a classroom, community centre or elsewhere.

Award sponsored by Get Branded Workwear

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Cavendish Jewellers

Volunteer Of The Year Award

Awarded to someone who has given up their time to help those less fortunate than themselves.

Award sponsored by Cavendish Jewellers

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Bluewater Bathrooms & KitchensCharity Fundraiser Of The Year Award

Awarded to someone who has given generously of their time to raise funds for a charity or good cause.

Award sponsored by Bluewater Bathrooms & Kitchens

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Hudson MoodyNeighbour Of The Year Award

Awarded to the person who goes out of their way to help neighbours and others in their community.

Award sponsored by Hudson Moody Estate Agents

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LatinosMake a Community Difference Award

For that person who is always at the centre of community life, improving things for everyone else in their area.

Award sponsored by Latinos

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Howarth Timber and Building SuppliesTeam Of The Year Award

Awarded to a group of individuals who have made outstanding achievements through their work together.

Award sponsored by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies

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York BreweryBravery Award

Awarded to someone who has demonstrated exceptional courage in the face of adversity.

Award sponsored by York Brewery

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Fancy Dance ShopSporting Hero Award

Awarded to someone who has shown exceptional sporting achievement.

Award sponsored by the Fancy Dance Shop

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Close Brothers Motor FinanceBest Boss Award

We all love to moan about our managers, but is yours an honourable exception? If so, nominate them now.

Award sponsored by  Close Brothers Motor Finance

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Streamline Taxis York999 Emergency Services Award

Awarded to a member of our emergency services who has shown exceptional heroism in the field of duty.

Award sponsored by Streamline Taxis York

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Ardent Financial PlanningUltimate Local Hero Award

Awarded to a one of our winners on the night for extra recognition of excellence.

Award sponsored by Ardent Financial Planning




Thanks to...

Miss Deal Fun CasinoVenue

Minster FM would like to thank York Racecourse Hospitality for providing our Local Hero Awards venue. 

Miss Deal Fun CasinoFun Casino

Miss Deal Fun Casino will be providing entertainment on the night.

Dutch NurseriesFloral Displays

Dutch Nurseries, Haxby York, specialists in wedding flowers, are proud sponsors of the event flowers at the Local Hero Awards 2015.