Chairman's Volunteer Achievement Awards

The Chairman's awards celebrate acts of kindness and selflessness, and recognise the efforts of just some of North Hertfordshire's local heroes who regularly ‘go the extra mile’.

There are five categories in which you can nominate your local hero.

Award Categories

Caring Award

For someone’s act or acts of kindnessCaring Award

It could be someone undertaking charity work or fundraising, someone who helps care for other people or animals, or who looks after facilities or buildings. Or it could go to someone whose actions make life easier or more pleasant for those around them.

Dedication Award

For long service in voluntary or community workDedication Award

This award will go to someone who has spent many years carrying out voluntary work to benefit their local community.

Green Award

For helping to keep North Herts clean, safe and greenGreen Award

This will go to an individual or an organisation such as a school or community group. It could go a group of litter pickers, a gardening enthusiast or enthusiasts, or a recycling champion - just anyone who promotes the green and clean message.

Sporting Achievement Award

To recognise a major contribution to sporting lifeSporting Award

This could be a person or team who has achieved great things in an amateur sport - playing, coaching or supporting. Or it could recognise someone who has improved their own or other people’s health and wellbeing by taking part in or promoting physical activity.

Young Star Award

For a young person or young people who make a difference in their local communityYoung Star Award

This is for a young person (under 25) who has made significant achievements at school or college or in their local community,  or in the voluntary sector. Or it could go to a young person who has overcome challenges to reach their goal or achieve a personal ambition.

How to nominate a local hero

Send us your nomination today using our online form:

Nominate a local hero

Key dates

Deadline for nominations: midnight Friday 10 January 2020
Judging and decisions by: Monday 20 January 2020
Award winners notified by: Friday 24 January 2020
Presentation of awards: date and venue tbc


The Comet are media partners to the awards The Comet
Willmott Dixon, one of the UK's leading private construction and property services companies, is sponsor of the awards. Wilmott Dixon