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The Community Pride Awards, held in association with Hiscox, are a celebration of special individuals and groups whose sterling work marks them as true champions of the place where we live and work.
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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 have gone out of their way and had a positive impact on their community.

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.

Sporting Hero

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.

Carer of the Year

This award recognises the contribution of an individual care worker who strives to improve the delivery of care. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to care and put the person being cared for at the heart of what they do.

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School of The Year

This award will recognise a school which has had a positive impact on its pupils and the wider community.

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).