1st Sep 2014

Do you know a local hero?

BBC Surrey and BBC Sussex Community Heroes Awards.

BBC Surrey, who are media partners for our Woking Means Business Exhibition, are seeking nominations for their local heroes awards.

Now in its fourth year, and firmly established as a local celebration of the area’s unsung heroes, this is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the efforts of people who go the extra mile.

Making a nomination couldn’t be easier. Simply choose one or more categories from the list below, then tell us who you would like to nominate and why. There is no limit on how many people you can nominate. All we ask is that your entries arrive by no later than Midnight on 19th October 2014.

Young Achiever - Awarded to anyone aged 18 or under, who has demonstrated courage or maturity beyond their years

999 - Presented to a member of the emergency services or the armed forces for commitment to their profession

Sport - Awarded to someone who has contributed to local sporting life, either playing a sport or acting as a referee or official

Good Citizen - Awarded to an individual or organisation that either helps to make the neighbourhood a better place to live on an ongoing basis, or through a single act of kindness or bravery

Fundraiser - Someone who has given up their time to raise funds for a charity or good cause

Volunteer - Awarded to a person who gives up their time voluntarily to help out a charity or good cause

Animal Welfare - Someone who goes out of their way to care for animals

Education - Showcasing an individual who goes the extra mile in the field of education and learning

Music and Arts - Celebrating the best of local creative talent - everything from local choirs to talented actors

Full details, including terms and conditions, can be found on the attachment or at or We look forward to receiving your nominations and please do spread the word among family, friends and colleagues too. You can email or