Making a Difference community awards 2023


Our annual Making a Difference community awards recognise the contribution that volunteers make in strengthening our community and improving the quality of life for residents. This year’s awards took place on 30 November 2023 at Hinckley Rugby Club.

We invited you to nominate an individual or group who you feel should be recognised for the voluntary work they do in supporting residents within our borough. The nomination categories for 2023 were:

  • Inspirational volunteer(s): An individual or group that you admire, or feel to be inspirational in respect of their voluntary work
  • Young volunteer(s): A young person or a group of young people (under 18) who volunteer and contribute their time and skills to benefit others within our community
  • Creating a sense of community: Volunteers who help individuals or groups to feel included, supported, involved, and enabled to enjoy life within their community
  • Protecting, improving, or supporting our environment: An individual or a group who contributes to the benefit of our environment, helping to reduce the impact of climate change and making the borough a better place for us all
  • Contributing to our local heritage, culture, or tourism offer: An individual or a group who enables others to appreciate and benefit from our local heritage and cultural offer, making this a borough for us all to enjoy and attract visitors
  • Keeping people safe and well: An individual or a group who volunteers to benefit the safety and wellbeing of others

How you nominated an individual or group this year

We first asked you to:

We then asked for the following information:

  • Who you are nominating (individual or group)
  • Your nominee's address and telephone number
  • How your nominee makes a difference
  • Your name, address, and contact details
  • A photograph of your nominee (optional upload)
  • Any additional information or documents (optional upload)


Successful individuals and groups received their awards at Hinckley Rugby Club on 30 November 2023.

Last updated: 08/12/2023 10:42