Final chance to nominate your Broadland hero

Chairwoman Cllr Karimi-Ghovanlou with previous winner Rebecca Rolfe and Yvonne Ogden from Clarion Housing. All making heart symbols.

There are just two days left to nominate a local hero for for Broadland District Council’s Community at Heart Awards 2023

Nominations for the annual awards, which recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of residents from across Broadland who go above and beyond to support others or complete incredible achievements, close on 1 September, 2023. 

The winner in each category will receive £250 to give to their chosen community group or voluntary organisation. 

Chairwoman Caroline Karimi-Ghovanlou said: “We want to hear about the amazing acts of kindness where you live so that we can all say a heartfelt thank you to the incredible people in our district who help others. Our awards are the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for the generosity of our residents, businesses and volunteers who make our district such a fantastic place to be, so please nominate a person or group today." 

Yvonne Ogden, Neighbourhood Investment Manager at Clarion Futures, said: “We’re delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Community at Heart Awards that celebrate the contributions and achievements of individuals, businesses and community groups across Broadland. It’s great to see local residents being recognised for the difference they are making and we’re looking forward to seeing this year’s winners.” 

If you know an individual or group that has gone above and beyond to make a positive impact in their community, please nominate them today in one of the following categories:

  • Inspiration of the Year - someone who strives to achieve their best at work, in their studies, in sports, the arts, or in the community
  • Young Hero of the Year - a young person who has made a remarkable and inspiring achievements in support of their community (Aged 18 and under)
  • Volunteer of the Year - an individual who has volunteered their time to make an outstanding contribution to their community
  • Helping Hand Award - a friend, neighbour or carer who always goes the extra mile to help or support others
  • Green at Heart Award - an individual, school, business or community group who has made an extra effort to have a positive impact on the environment.
  • Business in the Community Award - a local business that has led or supported community initiatives and values
  • Community Group of the Year - a community group that has made a significant contribution to the residents of their local area
  • Community Hero - a person who has made a positive impact on an individual or their community. Someone who deserves special recognition for their effort and commitment.

Nominate your community heroes online before the end of the day on Friday.

The awards are sponsored by Clarion Futures, the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group.


Published: 30 August 2023