Mayor of Shrewsbury Awards

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Nominations are being sought to recognise and celebrate those unsung heroes who have made an outstanding contribution to the town of Shrewsbury within the categories below.

Successful nominees will be contacted in the Spring, with an Awards Ceremony to be held on 10th April 2019:

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Built Heritage Award – acknowledging the achievements of individuals, organisations and companies that own buildings in Shrewsbury and have worked towards enhancing the built heritage. There are two categories:

·         Single dwellings, Conversions and Minor Works Category

·         Commercial or Residential Developments and Major Schemes Category

Business Award – acknowledging the work of businesses, organisations and individuals who have contributed to the economy of the town, be it through providing job opportunities, business expansion or general promotion and marketing of the town. There are four categories:

·         Larger Employers (over 50 employees)

·         Small Employers (under 50 employees)

·         Not-for-Profit Organisations

·         Young Entrepreneur

Community Award – acknowledging the work of community groups and individuals who have contributed to the social well-being of the town, from major community projects to someone who looks out for their neighbours. There are three categories:

·         Group Category

·          Individual Category

·          Volunteer Category

Courtesy Award – acknowledging individuals, companies or organisations within Shrewsbury in recognition of their achievements towards promoting Shrewsbury as a friendly and courteous place.

Environmental Award – acknowledging the work of organisations, community groups and individuals who have contributed to enhancing the environment, from major recycling initiatives to organising litter picking events. There are two categories:

·         Environmental Category

·         Tidy Shrewsbury Category

Youth Award – acknowledging the work of schools, groups and individuals who have contributed to the well-being of young people within the town. There are three categories:

·         Schools Category

·         Group Category

·         Individual Category

Tourism Award – acknowledging businesses, individuals, groups and organisations who have contributed to tourism within the town.

·         There is one category open to all entrants.

In addition to these six categories, which will be judged by a panel of members and officers of the Town Council, the Mayor will also present his special Commendation Awards.  These are awards that are personal to the Mayor, presented to people he has met throughout the Mayoral Year that have played a key part in helping make Shrewsbury a special place to live and work.

Please complete the online nomination form

For any further details please contact Carol on 01743 257655

Closing date for nominations is 12 noon on Monday 25th March 2019


Provide details of the contribution they make to life in Shrewsbury

Please note that any personal information shall be retained by the Town Council for the purpose of organising the Awards Ceremony, however no personal details shall be published without express permission.