The Promenades EPA nominations are now open! You can nominate someone for an Extraordinary People Award in a wide range of categories which cover the full range of community life. You can nominate the same person for more than one category and you can nominate yourself. The finalists will be notified on Thursday October 5th, the winners will be announced at a glamourous awards evening, at The Spa Bridlington, on Friday November 16th.
The full list of categories are below with an online nomination form which you can submit, alternatively you can download and print off a nomination form and return to the following address;
The Promenades Shopping Centre
1. Spirit of Youth Award
For young people aged 18 and under, to be awarded for showing the best positive example to peers, their school or town general. This could be through helping others, overcoming an adversity or facing up with courage to life’s hardships and challenges.
2. Charity Fundraiser of the Year
This group or organisation need not necessarily have raised the most cash, but will be judged on innovative fundraising methods and the personal effort involved.
3. Volunteer of the Year Award
Could be an individual person or a team of people, a charity itself or a workplace who have selflessly volunteered to help a person or people whether it be for charity or just to help those less fortunate and in need.
4. Coastal Hero Award
Could be an individual or team of people, who go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the sustainability of our coast, its industry and keeping people safe in our waters.
5. The Community Local Hero Award
This award is for someone who strives to make their community a better place. Putting everyone before themselves. A true shining beacon in the area.
6. Shaping the Future Awards
For an education provider (nursery, school, college) or a community group (e.g. youth clubs, sea cadets, scouts etc.) which has had a positive impact on its pupils / members and the wider community.
7. Business, Tourism and Arts Award
This award is a true celebration of the wonderful cross section of businesses, tourism and arts we have in Bridlington and recognises those organisations that deliver exceptional service as par for the course.
8. Carer of the Year
This award will go to an exceptional person, whether they are a member of staff, a relative, resident or a volunteer who has gone above and beyond and made a real difference to someone they care for. It could be a charitable achievement or making life better for residents and relatives.
9. Teacher of the Year
This award is to celebrate a local teacher whether in primary or secondary education who goes above and beyond to provide outstanding education to their pupils.
10. Green Business/Organisation of the Year
This Award is open to companies or organisation in the local area that can demonstrate a successful commitment to managing their social and environmental organisation or have strived to make changes within their business/organisation to help benefit the environment.