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Rewarding Mansfield’s volunteers

Posted onPosted on 5th Mar

Do you know someone who goes the extra mile to help others, or a local voluntary group or business that makes a real difference within the local community?

The annual Mansfield Volunteer Awards recognise the shining stars of Mansfield District and nominations are now open for this year’s event.

The seven categories are:
•Andrew Wallace Memorial Award – for any individual volunteering and making a difference in the community.
•Young Person’s Award – for a young volunteer under 25, who has made a significant impact on a person or community.
•Margaret Wilson Memorial Award – for a volunteer who has provided exceptional support to a charity.
•Emily Dawes Memorial Award – for a paid member of staff in the voluntary sector who has gone beyond the call of duty.
•Community Group Award – for a voluntary group that has improved or made a difference to their area or cause.
•Outstanding Volunteer Award – for an individual who has gone the extra mile to make a difference to society.
•Business in the Community – a business who has given voluntary time to support the voluntary sector (The nominator must be a representative of a local voluntary sector organisation which has benefitted.

The awards are led by volunteers and organised in partnership with Mansfield Community and Voluntary Service, Mansfield District Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

For further information contact 01623 651 177 or to complete a nomination form online visit

The deadline for nominations is Friday 24 April. Each winner and the person who nominated them will be invited to a presentation ceremony on Thursday 4 June at the John Fretwell Sporting Complex, Sookholme Road, Mansfield.

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