VOLUNTEER organisations in York could be in line for a new award from Pitman.

The training providers are expanding their SuperAchievers awards to reward voluntary grassroots groups - with £1,000 worth of training up for grabs.

Organisations in York are being invited to tell their story and share their challenges for the chance to win this valuable training package.

If shortlisted, it will then be up to the York public to vote to ensure their local group is supported.

York manager Richard Histon said: "We're excited about this new addition to SuperAchievers, which traditionally just rewards individual career achievements.

"In [volunteer] groups there are often many unsung heroes - I'd love to see a group from York win this regional prize."

Community groups also have the chance to submit a video to accompany their entry, which Pitman will share on their social media channels - further raising awareness of their work.

Pitman MD Claire Lister said: "We want to shine a light on volunteers contributing to our local communities, so we are excited to be able to give them this platform to shout from the rooftops about the incredible work they do."

The application process is quick and easy, and can be found at www.pitmansuperachievers.com. Nominations close on Friday, March 2.