Do you know a friend or neighbour who works or fundraises tirelessly for a Downham Market or West Norfolk charity? If so, now is the time you can say thank you . Mayor of King s Lynn & West Norfolk, Councillor Geoffrey Wareham is calling for nominations for the Annual Mayor s Civic Awards for Voluntary Service. “Four months into my role as Mayor, I have already been astounded by the number of people we have in our borough who work tirelessly, with no financial reward, to make West Norfolk a better place to live” he said. “I am looking forward to giving these unsung heroes the recognition they deserve and I would urge local people to put forward their nominations”. So people of Downham Market, put your thinking caps on and get nominating. It could be:
- Your child s youth group leader or sports coach,
- A neighbour who delivers meals on wheels, or
- A friend who is a committed fundraiser for a local charity.
Just remember that the criteria for nominations are: A resident of the Borough of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk who provides voluntary service or raises funds for charity and has done so since at least 1 January 2010 or A resident outside of the Borough of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk who provides voluntary service within the borough or raises funds for charities specifically within the borough and has done so since at least 1 January 2010 Nomination forms may be obtained from the Civic Officer, The Town Hall, King s Lynn, PE30 5DQ (01553 762124) or by e-mail on [email protected] Nomination forms can also be downloaded from the Mayoral section on the Borough Council’s web site. For further information please contact the Civic Officer at The Town Hall, King’s Lynn on 01553 762124 or email [email protected] . The deadline for nominations is 18 January 2013.