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Hailsham Hero Award Nominations


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Do you know someone working for the benefit of the Hailsham community or who has committed an outstanding act of community service or who can be considered a ‘community champion’? Why not show your appreciation and nominate them for the 2020 Hailsham Hero Community Award?

The Town Council is calling on the people across town to put forward nominations for the award and want you to provide information on someone who achieves great things locally or has gone above and beyond what is expected of them to make things happen.

If you would like to nominate an individual, please use the Town Council’s nomination form to demonstrate that the person has made a significant contribution to the advancement, well-being and welfare of the people of Hailsham in a voluntary capacity, demonstrated excellent citizenship, or has committed a one-off act of heroism, selflessness or bravery.

For more details or a copy of the nomination form, please visit reception at the Town Council, offices in Market Street. Alternatively, phone 01323 841702, email or download a form here.

The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 20th March 2020. A panel consisting of town councillors and members of the local community will then select the successful person at a meeting in the spring of 2020.

The recipient of the award will be presented with an engraved cup at the Annual Town Meeting being held on Wednesday 1st April 2020.

Town Mayor Councillor Paul Holbrook said it is important that Hailsham’s “unsung heroes” should be acknowledged and given formal recognition. He said: “This award is a fantastic way to commend and celebrate all those individuals who selflessly work throughout the year to help others in the community.”

“These hard-working volunteers are an inspiration to others and demonstrate how so much can be achieved when a community pulls together to help one another. Such individuals are the sort of people who – often quietly – make their contribution within the town and benefiting others.”

“For this reason, I believe it is fitting that we pay tribute to our unsung heroes, their achievements and the role they play in helping to make our town a great place to live, learn and work.”

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Enquiries relating to this media release

Terry Hall, Communications Officer
Hailsham Town Council, Market Street, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 2AE
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