Each year the Town Council run the Pride of Houghton Awards. Do you know an individual or group of people, young or old, who deserve recognition for their efforts, skills, talents, perseverance or commitment? Why not nominate them for a Pride of Houghton Award and let them have the chance to get the recognition they deserve.
Look out for nomination forms around the town and in the next edition of the Town Crier, or complete the form below.
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History of the Pride of Houghton Awards
The Pride of Houghton Scheme was set up by the Town Council in 2002 after much discussion and planning. The Council wanted to have a scheme which honoured the work of the unsung heroes of the town and the work that goes on behind the scenes which may not always be recognised. Nominations have been and are invited for people who go beyond the call of duty and who selflessly put others before themselves.
The scheme was amended in 2016 to include new categories, and highly commended nominees.
Carer (including Care Workers)
Life time Achievement / Special Award
Young Person (Under 18)
Community Facilitator / Local Hero
Local Business or Organisation.
Nominations are invited until Monday 28th August 2017 @ 5pm and
the Awards Ceremony will be taking place on Saturday 14th October.
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