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 will take place on 30 November 2023 at Hinckley Rugby Club.

We invite you to nominate an individual or group who you feel should be recognised for the voluntary work they undertake in supporting residents within our borough. There are several categories for nominations:

  • Inspirational volunteer(s): An individual or group that you admire, or feel are inspirational in respect of their voluntary work
  • Young volunteer(s): A young person or a group (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 of people to feel included, supported, involved, and enabled to enjoy life within their community
  • Protecting, improving, or supporting our environment. Contributing to reducing the impact of climate change: an individual or a group who contributes to, and benefits our environment, making it 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 for the benefit of others' safety and wellbeing

How you can nominate

Before nominating an individual or group, we ask you to:

  • Read our nomination categories and criteria above
  • Read our privacy notice for award nominations
  • To nominate your volunteer(s), we ask you for the following information:
    • Who you are nominating (individual or group)
    • Your nominee's address and telephone number
    • How your nominee makes a difference
    • Upload a photograph of your nominee (optional)
    • Upload additional information (optional)
    • Your name, address, and contact details

Your nomination

Nominate an individual or a group

You can also request a nomination form. To do so, or if you have any other questions for us, please complete our making a difference contact form or telephone Donna Hamlett on 01455 255934.

Nominations must be received by 20 October 2023.  


Awards will be presented at Hinckley Rugby Club on 30 November 2023. Invites to people and groups whose nominations have been accepted will be sent in early November. 

Last updated: 31/08/2023 14:34