Nominate your unsung heroes for prestigious civic awards

THE HUNT is on again to unearth unsung heroes in Hucknall as part of the annual Ashfield Civic Awards.

Do you know someone special who gives up their time to help others? Do you know a business that goes the extra mile for its customers?

If the answer is yes, then look no further than the celebrated annual prize-giving.

For Ashfield District Council, which is behind the event, wants you to nominate locals who deserve recognition for their community-spirited efforts.

Ultimately, they could pick up a special prize at the awards on Friday April 15.

Accolades will be presented in a variety of categories, including best community groups, businesses and individual citizens.

At last year’s ceremony, the late Louie Bean was crowned Hucknall’s Citizen Of The Year, and the Hucknall-based Thursday Club, which works with adults and children with special needs, was Community Group Of The Year.

Nomination forms for this year’s awards are available from the council offices on Watnall Road, Hucknall. They can also be downloaded from the council’s website, The closing date is next Friday (February 4).