Nominations are sought to recognise and celebrate those unsung heroes who have made an outstanding contribution to the town of Shrewsbury within the categories below.
Built Heritage Award – This award recognises the achievements of individuals, organisations and companies that own buildings in Shrewsbury and have worked towards enhancing the built heritage through new development in sympathetic heritage settings to reuse and conversion of existing buildings.
Business Award – This award acknowledges 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. Not for profit organisations are also considered in this category.
Climate Emergency Award – This brand new award for 2020 recognises the work of individuals, groups, organisations and businesses that have undertaken activity to raise awareness of Climate Emergency locally, promoted efficiency and sustainable use of resources or undertaken initiatives to reduce the impact of carbon.
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.
Community Award – This award celebrates 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.
Courtesy Award – This award recognises individuals, companies or organisations within Shrewsbury who have shown extra meaures in promoting Shrewsbury as a friendly and courteous place.
Environmental Award – This award celebrates the work of organisations, community groups and individuals who have contributed to enhancing the environment and promoting the green space around Shrewsbury.
Tourism Award – Acknowledging businesses, individuals, groups and organisations who have contributed to tourism within the town.
Youth Award – This award acknowledges the work of schools, groups and individuals who have contributed to the well-being of young people within the town. This includes young people who have shown great initiative as well as organisations that have promoted the wellbeing of young people locally.
Lifetime Achievement Award – This new award shall be given to one person who in the view of the Mayor has provided distinguished service and has made a significant impact to the Shrewsbury community over a sustained period.
An online nomination form will be available early 2023.