Nominate someone for their outstanding contribution to the borough

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is proud to announce its seventh year of Civic Awards for local people.

Awards will be given to individuals or organisations who have made an outstanding contribution to the social, economic and physical wellbeing of the borough.

The closing date for nominations is 12 midnight on Wednesday 13 February 2019.

 

Award categories

Young Persons Outstanding Achievement Award - a person under 25 years of age who has made an outstanding contributiuon to their community

Volunteer Award - a person who goes out of their way to help others

Community Award - for a person or group who make an extra effort to contribute to the community

Teacher/Teaching Assistant of the Year Award - someone who you know that is doing an outstanding job every day

Sporting Achievement Award - to recognise a person who has achieved success through playing, coaching or organising sports in the borough

Arts & Entertainment Award - a person or group who have made an outstanding contribution to arts, culture and entertainment in the borough 

Act of Courage Award - someone who has shown remarkable courage and/or bravery

Lifetime Achievement Award - an outstanding contribution to the borough over an extended period of time (minimum 20 years)

Conditions of nomination

  • Nominations can be moved between award categories
  • Staff employed by the Royal Borough of Greenwich, or who are agency staff working at the Royal Borough of Greenwich, are ineligible for the Civic Awards. Nominations received for members of staff will be converted into Staff Award nominations, subject to the approval of that member of staff's Chief Officer. The exception is in the Teacher/Teaching Assistant of the Year category.
  • Councillors and former Councillors of the Royal Borough of Greenwich may be nominated for Civic Awards, providing that the nomination relates to activities or services beyond those associated with the role of Councillor
  • Nominations for the Young Persons Outstanding Achievement Award must be validated by that young person's teacher, tutor, youth leader or similar adult in a position of authority and responsibility for that young person
  • Nominees must not be in arrears to the Council, including rent, Council Tax, Business Rates and any other fines, fees or charges
  • Self-nominations are invalid
  • Nominees who are the subject of on-going legal or enforcement action by the Royal Borough of Greenwich are ineligible
  • Nominees do not have to live or work in the borough, but must have made a real and significant contribution to the borough in their nominated category
  • Any individual or organisation nominated must fully embrace the Council's values of equality and diversity.