Celebrating the Superheroes in our Community
Friday 17th February 2017, York Racecourse
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.
Awarded to a child who has demonstrated exceptional courage and maturity beyond their years.
Award sponsored by Tiddlywinks Day Nursery
Parent or Guardian Award
Awarded to parents or guardians who have guided, advised and helped their own or other people’s children.
Teacher Of The Year Award
Awarded to someone who is an inspirational educator, whether in a classroom, community centre or elsewhere.
Volunteer Of The Year Award
Awarded to someone who has given up their time to help those less fortunate than themselves.
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
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
Make a Community Difference Award
For that person who is always at the centre of community life, improving things for everyone else in their area.
Awarded to a group of individuals who have made outstanding achievements through their work together.
Award sponsored by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies
Awarded to someone who has demonstrated exceptional courage in the face of adversity.
Award sponsored by Close Brothers Motor Finance
Awarded to someone who has shown exceptional sporting achievement.
Award sponsored by the Fancy Dance Shop
We all love to moan about our managers, but is yours an honourable exception? If so, nominate them now.
Award sponsored by York Conferences
Awarded to a member of our emergency services who has shown exceptional heroism in the field of duty.
Award sponsored by Streamline Taxis York
Ultimate Local Hero Award
Awarded to a one of our winners on the night for extra recognition of excellence.
Minster FM would like to thank York Racecourse Hospitality for providing our Local Hero Awards venue.
Miss Deal Fun Casino will be providing entertainment on the night.
Dutch Nurseries, Haxby York, specialists in wedding flowers, are proud sponsors of the event flowers at the Local Hero Awards 2015.