The Categories

 

The Categories

Our Little Hero Award

Sponsored by Wingate Signs and Graphics

Celebrating young heroes aged 0-12 years old living in Bury.

Do you know someone, aged 0-12 who really is a little hero?  Have they called 999 when their carer was taken ill?  Have they overcome adversity?

It doesn’t matter what they have done – if they are your little hero, tell us about them and nominate them now!

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Our Little Fundraising Hero Award

Sponsored by Bury Business Lodge

Celebrating young fundraising heroes aged 0-12 years old.

Do you know someone who has raised money for charity? Have they held a bake sale, or completed a sponsored silence? No matter how much they’ve raised, we want to hear all about them and the work they have done!
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Our Family Hero Award

Sponsored by CarTime Bury

Celebrating hero families in Bury.

Do you know a family that has achieved amazing things together, overcome adversity or illness whilst supporting each other all the way?  No matter what it is, we want to hear about the family that you think is the pride of Bury.

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Our Brave Hero Award

Sponsored by thebestofBury

Celebrating local heroes of all ages – this is an open age award.

This award is open to all ages and is designed to recognise a brave hero within the local community.  Do you know someone that has battled a burning building to rescue someone?  Or maybe they’ve jumped out of a plane in a fundraising stunt.

If you know someone that you think is brave, tell us about them and nominate them now!

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Our Teen Hero Award

Sponsored by Rehabilitation for Independence

Celebrating young people aged 13 -19 years old living in Bury.

Open to 13-19 year olds this award recognises those brave teens in our local community who really make a difference, or have overcome adversity.

If you know a teen who is your hero, tell us about them and nominate them now!

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Our Community Hero Award

Sponsored by Bury Council

Celebrating local heroes who have a significant impact in our community – this is an open age award.

Bury is an amazing community, full of people who do wonderful things for the people around them.  So, tell us about the people you know.  Who do you think has made the biggest impact to your community?

Tell us about them and nominate them now!

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Our Emergency Hero Award

Sponsored by Get Driving Today

Recognising those who have helped others in an emergency situation.

Have you been taken ill suddenly and needed help?  Did a neighbour rush over in your hour of need?  Did your 6 year old phone an ambulance and keep you calm?

This category is open to all ages and recognises the individual who, when faced with an emergency really was a hero.  Tell us about your emergency hero and nominate them now!

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Our Fundraising Hero Award

Sponsored by Financial Options

This award is open for 13 years and over.

Nothing brings the community together like a charity event, so who do you know that has gone the extra mile to raise funds for a cause they believe in?  It could be running marathons, organising events or standing in the pouring rain with a collection tin.

This is your fundraising hero, so tell us what they have done and nominate them now!

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Our Volunteering Hero Award

Sponsored by GJ Plastics

This is an age open award.

 

Volunteers are the heartbeat of any charity or community project, so who do you know that keeps everything going? Tell us about your volunteering hero now.

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Our Sporting Hero Award

Sponsored by Summerseat Physiotherapy Clinic

This is an open age award.

This award is designed to recognise the individual who has made an outstanding contribution to sport.  Maybe it’s an up and coming sporting star, or maybe it’s your child’s football coach. It doesn’t matter.

If they are your sporting hero tell us about them and nominate them now!

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Our Caring Hero Award

Sponsored by Rakem

This is an open age award.

We all know people who are kind hearted, care about everyone and are on hand to help out when they are needed.  So, who do you want to nominate as your caring hero?  Do they care for you, or a loved one?  Who would you be lost without?  Who goes the extra mile?

Tell us about them and nominate them now!

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Our Professional Caring Hero Award

Sponsored by Fusion Fostering

This is an open age award.

 

Who do you know that is a professional carer, that goes above and beyond for the people they look after? It could be a nurse, community midwife, home help, or someone working in a residential home. If you know someone you’d be lost without, we want to hear all about them.

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Our Teaching Hero Award

Open for sponsorship

This is an open age award.

We all had that one teacher we would never forget – for the right reasons.  Perhaps your child has a teacher like that now. Whatever the situation if you know a teacher that you think goes above and beyond, and who has really made a difference to their pupils, their school and the local community tell us about them and nominate them now!

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The Joshua Wilson Ultimate Hero Award

Sponsored by The Warehouse Project

This is an open age award.

This award goes to the individual who has made the biggest difference, and made the biggest impact to their local community. The winner is chosen, on the night, by Dawn Fidler, based on who Josh would have been most inspired by.

This award is not open for nomination or public vote.