Do you live in Corby and know someone who goes above and beyond to help others?
If so then you’re being invited to put that person forward for a Spirit of Corby Award.
Nominations for this years event are now open.
The categories are:
The Young Spirit of Corby Award – sponsored by Savoy Cinemas
(2017 winner: Harry Glass, Liam Meney, Adam O’Neill and Ryan McAuley)
Nominate a young Corby resident (under 25) who has made a contribution to their local community, is an example to their friends, may have excelled in music, education, sport or has perhaps overcome adversity to show the real Spirit of Corby.
Club Spirit Award – Sponsored by Quantum Print
(2017 winner: Nicola Pell)
Nominate an individual who has contributed towards a local club or society, such as sporting, social or voluntary groups, or nominate for the whole club or group for what they bring to the community
Community Spirit Award – Sponsored by Northamptonshire Police
(2017 winner: Father Gerard Byrne)
An individual or group who has worked towards making their area a safer or stronger community, whether it’s through contributing to reducing crime and anti-social behaviour, or simply being an active member of the community who gives time to make a difference in the area.
Creative Spirit Award
(2017 winner: James Hanson)
Nominate an individual or group who has shown talent or given up time to help develop others in the arts in Corby – music, theatre, art, dance, literature etc. Or who has shown general creativity through arts & crafts such as knitting, painting and handy crafts.
Educational Spirit Award – Sponsored by Hyundai
(2017 winner: Katie Read)
For an individual or group who has enriched their lives through a commitment to learning, maybe an adult who has returned to education and achieved excellence in their chosen field, or someone young or older who inspires others with their enthusiasm and love for learning.
Environmental Spirit Award – Tata Steel
(2017 winner: Cyril Sellars)
For an individual or group who has worked to protect or improve the natural or built environment, or promoted environmentally responsible attitudes and behaviour e.g recycling, energy saving.
Once all nominations are in, an independent panel will select a shortlist for each award. The shortlist will then be announced and we’ll be asking you to vote for your winners.
The overall Spirit of Corby Award supported by The Core at Corby Cube (2017 winner: Cyril Sellars) will be chosen by an independent panel from the winners of the other categories.
The winners will be announced at the Awards night which will take place on Friday 21st September at The Core at Corby Cube.