The first ever ‘Mayor of Neath Port Talbot Citizen Awards' are on the way! This celebration of civic pride takes place on May 1st at the Orangery, Margam Park.
The awards will recognise unsung heroes from across Neath Port Talbot who make a real difference to our communities.
Complete your nomination online: http://swanseabayradio.wales/mayor-of-neath-port-talbot-citizen-awards/
Nominations close Sunday 14th April.
- Good Neighbour Award - Do you know someone who goes out of their way to help those living around them? Nominate and reward them for all they do. Explain how they help and who they help and tell us why you think they deserve an award.
- Volunteer of the Year - Open to an individual or group of volunteers of any age that have made an outstanding contribution to their local community. Explain why you think their work is so important and the difference they make.
Sponsored by NPT Council for Voluntary Service (CVS)
- Commitment to the Environment Award - Open to an individual or group whose work or actions make a difference to our environment locally. This could be by organising group activities such as beach cleans or by personal actions or engagement. Explain why you think their work is so important and the difference they make.
- Child of Courage Award - Open to children or young people under the age of 18 who have demonstrated exceptional courage or bravery. They may have battled against all odds to overcome challenges or shown sheer strength and determination through a difficult time. How have you been inspired by their courage and bravery?
Sponsored by Aspire2BE
- Performing Arts Award - Neath Port Talbot is proud of its vibrant Performing Arts scene. This award is open for nominations for individuals, groups or societies. Please provide background to the person or group you are nominating and detail key achievements and progress.
- Sport Star of the Year - Nominate a local sports star, club or team who has achieved something significant in the world of sport whether at local or national or even international level. Tell us about their achievements and why you think they are special.
Sponsored by Pump Supplies Ltd
- Community Champion - Open to individuals or groups of people who have worked to enhance community life. No matter what their involved in, let’s recognise their efforts and commitment with this award. Tell us about their actions, commitment and the difference they make.
Sponsored by NPTC Group of Colleges
- Health & Wellbeing Award - Open to local groups, organisations or individuals whose work, actions or engagement helps promote health and wellbeing. Tell us about what they do and who they help.
Sponsored by Direct Nursing Services
- Neath Port Talbot Council Staff Award - This award will be presented to a current NPT Council staff member whose hard work, dedication and commitment deserves special recognition. Tell us how your nominee goes the extra mile; how they inspire colleagues or how their work makes a positive difference.
Sponsored by Unison Neath Port Talbot Branch
- Contribution to Charity Award - This award will pay tribute to a special person or group whose work for charity or good causes really makes a difference. From fundraising to dedicated voluntary work, tell us what makes your nominee so special.
Sponsored by Trade Centre Wales