Manchester City Council

The Council & democracy Be Proud Awards

Categories

Blossoming Communities

For people or groups whose gardening glories or care of green spaces have changed the surroundings and lives of people who live, learn or work nearby.

(Sponsored by Southway Housing Trust)

Bringing communities together

For projects and events that have brought people together in friendship to celebrate their diverse cultures and heritage.

(Sponsored by Wythenshawe Forum Trust)

Business in the community

To recognise businesses that put something back by investing time, skills and resources into their community.

Clean neighbourhood

For a project, an exceptional individual, or group that has worked to involve the community in keeping their neighbourhood clean for all.

(Sponsored by Biffa)

Community Force

To acknowledge people who help make their community proud of where they live and help to make our city a peaceful, welcoming place.

Community project of the year

For an innovative project will have united people to recognise a problem that’s important to them and led to them working hard together to solve it.

(Sponsored by Manchester Arndale Centre)

Creativity in the community

This award recognises any creative project which has people at its heart- from community arts, writing, reading and music, to creative use of technology or social media.

Neighbour of the year

For those individuals whose kindness, practical help and support make a real difference to individuals or the wider community.

(Sponsored by One Manchester)

Recycling project of the year

This award celebrates people who’ve found ways to get others recycling more; from neighbours and schools to businesses and community groups.

(Sponsored by Redgate Holdings)

Volunteer of year (dual award: one for an individual and one for a group)

For people or groups who give their time, skills and energies to improve the lives or surroundings of others.

(Group award sponsored by Wythenshawe Community Housing Group)

Young achiever of the year

This award is for an under-18 year old who could inspire us all to aim higher, work harder and make a real difference.

(Sponsored by Rowlinson Construction Ltd)

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