Community Pride

York Press: York Community Pride Awards 2019 The Community Pride Awards, held in conjunction with City of York Council, are a celebration of special individuals and groups whose sterling work marks them as true champions of the place where we live and work.
Entries now closed for the 2019 awards

2019 awards in association with York Press: Benenden Health logo

York Press: Individual Categories INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

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.

York Press: York City Council

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.

York Press: Pryers Solicitors

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.

York Press: Saville Group

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.

York Press: Aviva

Volunteer of the year

For an individual who gives freely and unselfishly of his or her time to help others.

York Press: Hungate York

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.

York Press: York Racecourse

Sporting hero

For a person who has made an outstanding contribution to local sport. Open to players, coaches, officials and volunteers.

York Press: Benenden

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.

York Press: Group Categories GROUP CATEGORIES

York Press: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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.

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