OPEN NOW: Nominate local heroes for the Outstanding Citizens Awards 2019
Unsung heroes from across the West Midlands are being given
their moment in the spotlight.
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner has launched his
Outstanding Citizens Awards 2019, celebrating those who make our
communities safer and happier places to live and work.
David Jamieson is giving people the opportunity to show their
appreciation to unsung heroes who are worthy of special recognition
for outstanding acts of good citizenship.
The deadlines for nominations is 18th April
2019 and the ceremony will take place on
11th July 2019 where winners and
runners-up will be announced.
There are three awards categories up for grabs including:
- Outstanding Citizen
- Outstanding Young Citizen (under 18s)
- Outstanding Community Project
So if you know a tireless community campaigner or a member of
the public who went above and beyond, nominate them now.
Commenting on the awards, the West Midlands Police and Crime
Commissioner David Jamieson said: "This is our chance to say 'thank
you' to those people who work to make the West Midlands a better
"Whether they are a long-standing community campaigner, someone
who runs a worthwhile project or simply a member of the public who
stepped up when the time called for it, nominate them now and
ensure they get the recognition they deserve."
Nominations are welcomed from anyone who knows of a volunteer,
community member or community group that has shown consistent
dedication to their neighbourhood, given up their own time to help
others, contributed to community safety or helped to reduce crime
The awards are now in their 7th year. Previous
2016: 94-year-old volunteer Mary
Harvey from Kingstanding, who offers wisdom and leadership to
the local area, fundraises for different charities and builds
bridges within the community.
Outstanding Young Citizen
2018: Coventry Voice of Care Council, a group of young
people in care, some aged as young as 9, who give up their free
time to advise the authorities on how they can better look after
vulnerable young people.
Project 2017: Box Clever, a youth club run by former
World Champion boxer Wayne Elcock in Solihull.
For further details please call 0121 626 6060.
For a hard-copy application form, please access the link on this
Outstanding Citizen Awards 2019