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The Mayor of Neath Port Talbot Citizen Awards 2023

Mayor's Citizen Awards 2023 supported by Tata Steel and John Pye Auctions

The ‘Mayor of Neath Port Talbot Citizen Awards 2023’ are on the way!

Back after a 3 year break due to the pandemic, the awards will recognise unsung heroes from across NPT who make a real difference to our communities.

The event takes place at The Orangery, Margam Park on Friday April 21st, 2023.

Between now and then, this is your chance to nominate a person or community group that you think is worthy of an award.

There are 11 award categories:   

  1. Good Neighbour Award - with Associated British Ports
  2. Volunteer of the Year – with NPT CVS
  3. Environment and Heritage Award
  4. Child of Courage Award – with Trade Centre Wales
  5. Performing Arts Award – with Buffoon Media
  6. Supporting Education Award – with NPTC Group of Colleges
  7. Sport Star of the Year – with Pump Supplies
  8. Community Champion – with Tata Steel UK
  9. Health & Wellbeing Award – with Centregreat
  10. Outstanding Bravery Award – with Runtech
  11. Contribution to Charity Award – with Castell Howell Foods

Please make your nomination below.

The awards aim to recognise individuals or community groups who make a positive difference to life in Neath Port Talbot. All nominees must either live within or be active in the County Borough. Nominees can be put forward in multiple categories and self-nominations are also welcome.

Please note: Nominations close midday on Monday April 3rd.

Category Descriptions & Guidelines

Do you know someone who goes out of their way to help those living around them? Nominate and reward them for all they do. It could be a single individual person who looks out for someone in their street. It could also be a group of people who together make a difference in their immediate area. Explain how they help and who they help and tell us why you think they deserve an award.

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.

Open to an individual or group whose work or actions make a difference to our local environment or heritage. From groups or individuals involved in beach cleans to those with a passion to promote and preserve our precious local heritage, nominations should explain why you think their work is so important and a benefit to us all.

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?

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

The last few years have been tough for young people in schools and colleges. Teachers and staff have shown incredible care, commitment and determination to support young people through challenging times. This is your chance to recognise and thank a teacher or staff member that has helped you or someone in your family to succeed.

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.

Open to individuals or groups of people who have worked to enhance community life. No matter what they are involved in, let’s recognise their efforts and commitment with this award. Tell us about their actions, commitment and the difference they make.

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.

Bravery can be shown in many ways. From life-saving acts to overcoming personal adversity and personal challenges. Who’s the bravest person you know? Nominate them and let’s recognise their achievements.

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.

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