How to apply

Business Awards: 

  • Any business can nominate themselves for a maximum of two categories. 
  • All nominations are made by an application form and are to be submitted by the business owner/director.
  • Nominations close on 30 June 2024, no further nominations can be accepted after this date 
  • A panel of judges will assess all nominations against the criteria specified and the nomination submitted and not from any other knowledge 
  • 3 businesses will be shortlisted by the judging panel 
  • The shortlist will be published on the website by 15 August and all shortlisted businesses  will be notified by email 
  • If you are not shortlisted, you will also receive notification by email 

Community Awards: 

  • We are also celebrating our community heroes. The people who go the extra mile, who care that little bit more, and make our lives that that little bit more special. We want to know about the difference they make to you and we can help you to say thank you in an amazing way.  
  • A panel of judges will assess all nominations against the criteria specified and the nomination submitted and not from any other knowledge 
  • 3 of the nominations will be shortlisted by the judging panel 
  • The shortlist will be published on the website by 15 August and all of those shortlisted will be notified by email