4th May 2017
Voting is open now for this year’s Local Hero Awards. Prizes will be awarded at a glittering ceremony in the summer in Chester.
Take a look through the categories and then complete the form at the bottom of the page and click ‘Vote’.
The Carer of the Year Award is to recognise somebody who’s gone above or beyond in caring for an individual either as part of their employment or for a family member, a friend or a neighbour. This award is sponsored by Cheshire Homecare Services Ltd. We do it because we care.
The Child of Courage Award is to recognise an outstanding act of bravery by somebody under the age of 16 or for somebody who’s overcome personal obstacles.
This award is sponsored by Miles of Smiles. Providing terminally ill, sick and disabled children the trip of a lifetime.
THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD is to recognise anyone who’s gone above and beyond caring for an individual or faced adversity in any way.
THE LOCAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD is to recognise any business that’s made a significant impact in the community or which has exceeded expectations.
THE YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR AWARD is to recognise someone under the age of 25 who has overcome difficulties to achieve or contribute to their community whilst displaying outstanding personal qualities and making a significant difference to the lives of others or themselves.
THE OUTSTANDING SPORTS PERSONALITY AWARD is to recognise an outstanding sporting achievement either as part of a local team or on a personal level.
THE ACT OF COURAGE AWARD is for somebody aged over 16, and is to recognise an outstanding act of bravery towards others or for somebody who’s overcome personal obstacles.
THE ECO AWARD OF THE YEAR is to recognise any person or company who’s made major inroads to improving our environment ecologically.
THE TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD is to recognise anybody who’s gone above or beyond their normal duties as a teacher or an individual who’s acted as a mentor in some way.
THE VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD is to recognise someone who has excelled over and above normal expectations or who has worked selflessly within their own community to raise funds for charitable causes.
PUPIL OF THE YEAR AWARD sponsored by The King’s School, Chester. We inspire our young people to embark on life confident of their place in the world and able to become leaders in it. This category recognises girls and boys between 7 and 18 years old who have demonstrated a love of learning and openness to new challenges, and who have made the most of opportunities in their school.