Spirit of youth
For young people aged 13 to 18 inclusive, to be awarded for showing the best positive example to peers, their school or college, their community or the city in general.
Public sector hero
Someone who works in the public sector and has gone that extra mile to help others or use his or her skills to assist others or improve their environment.
Charity fundraiser of the year
This amateur fundraiser need not necessarily have raised the most cash, but will be judged on innovative fundraising methods and the personal effort involved.
Child of the year
For young people aged 12 or under who have overcome an adversity or faced up with courage to life’s hardships and challenges.
Teacher of the year
We’re looking for someone who, through their enthusiasm and commitment, can truly inspire their pupils.
Volunteer of the year
For an individual who gives freely and unselfishly of his or her time to help others.
Health service hero
Every day, an army of unsung heroes quietly go about their duties in the health service. We’re looking for that special someone whose dedication is second to none.
For a person who has made an outstanding contribution to local sport. Open to players, coaches, officials and volunteers.
York Community Pride person of the year
For an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to promoting pride in our city or our community.
Good neighbour of the year
For an individual in your local area who goes out of their way to help their friends or neighbours.
Best community project
For projects carried out by an informal, non-recognised voluntary group (recognised or registered voluntary organisations such as Rotary, Round Table or Lions Clubs are not eligible).
School of the year
For a school which has had a positive impact on its pupils and the wider community.