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Stray FM's Local Hero Awards 2018 at Rudding Park in Harrogate CNG

Stray FM’s Local Hero Awards 2018 – the BIGGEST event of the year!

Shortlists to be announced shortly - find out when below!

Stray FM thrives on supporting our local community and we're proud to be at the very heart of it with our very own Local Hero Awards. 

You've been nominating people you know, people who deserve recognition. Every year, we receive hundreds of nominations, and this year was no different.

Scroll down to find out more about the finalists

Nominate now for Local Heroes 2018

It's time to celebrate!

The nominations are in and now our finalists will be invited to the fabulous Awards ceremony and celebration, hosted by our very own Nick Hancock and Will Smith at the beautiful Rudding Park on Wednesday the 9th May 2018. 

Local Hero Award 2018

We're very proud to have CNG and Lights4Fun sponsoring the event once again this year.

CNG is the UK's leading independent supplier of natural gas for business. Based in Harrogate, the company is passionate about the local community and a keen supporter of charitable initiatives.  

Lights4fun are committed to sourcing quality products and delivering exceptional customer service as they work toward their goal of becoming the largest decorative and festive lights retailer in Europe and are a huge supporter of local causes.

The Local Hero Awards recognise the people or groups who have done something extraordinary. CNG and Lights4fun are looking forward to recognising all those who put so much back into their community.

Local Heroes - Nominate Now

Stray FM's Local Hero Awards - Categories

YRC

Child of Courage Award
Nominations to be announced on the night

This applies to children under the age of 16 who have faced up to something with courage. This could be a family situation, ill health, an achievement in school or any challenge bravely overcome in the face of adversity. Courage can be defined in so many ways and all entries are welcome.

HQ Personnel supporting Stray FM Local Heroes

Employer of the Year Award
View the shortlist

Which business or employer deserves recognition? Have they helped you out personally? Have they helped your family? Do they go above and beyond?


Local Hero Awards - Kip McGrath

Teacher of the Year Award
View the Shortlist

This award is for all types of teacher, such as school, college/university, sports teacher/coach, music or dance. They're someone who has taught you well and inspired you to do better.

Kettlewell Fuels

Bravery Award
Nominations to be announced on the night

In times of adversity, people do the most amazing things. This could be a person who has shown outstanding bravery, whether it be for others in times of need or for themselves through illness.

Local Heroes 2018

NYCC

Parent or Guardian Award
Nominations to be announced on the night

Parenting is a rewarding but tough job. Being a good one is even tougher! This award is for any mum, dad, guardian or parent figure. Someone special in your life who you would like to show your appreciation for when words are simply not enough.


David Lloyd Harrogate

Sporting Achievement Award
View the Shortlist

This could be an individual person or a sporting team who have achieved something in relation to any type of sport. This can also include coaches and managers, as well as the players themselves, and is applicable at every level from children to adults and sports clubs to schools.


HACS

Volunteer of the Year Award
View the shortlist

This could be an individual person or a team of people, a charity itself or a workplace which has selflessly volunteered to help a person or people, whether it be for charity or just to help those less fortunate and in need.


Betty's

Bettys Good Egg Award
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This award is designed to celebrate an all-round Good Egg: an individual who goes to eggstraordinary lengths to help and support their community, charity or colleagues without looking for recognition. It could be your neighbour, workmate, best friend or boss who’s helped you or others over the past 12 months. 

Harrogate Neighbours

Charity Fundraiser of the Year Award
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This could be an individual person or a team of people, a charity itself or a workplace which has raised money for any charity. It doesn't matter how much has been raised or how it has been made, we want to hear about it, so nominate now.

Local Heroes 2018


BMI The Duchy

Emergency Services Award
Nominations to be announced on the night

The emergency services do an exceptional job and this award is to recognise a person, people or team in the emergency services who go above and beyond the call of duty. They can be from the fire service, police, ambulance service or cave/mountain rescue teams.

Slingsby

Community Local Hero Award
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This award is for someone who strives to make their community a better place, by putting everyone before themselves. A true shining beacon in the area.

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