Nominations for Tower Hamlets prestigious Community Safety Awards are now open.
Residents are being called upon to nominate those who have gone the extra mile to help make Tower Hamlets a safer place.
Andy Bamber, Head of Community Safety at Tower Hamlets Council, said: “It’s important that the borough’s unsung heroes get the recognition that they deserve. Their contribution is priceless, and helps to make their neighbours and members of the community feel safer.
“I’m counting on residents to nominate the people in their community that make a difference.”
The categories include the best individual achievement, best project or activity (community and voluntary sector), best project or activity (public or statutory sector), staff recognition, and the new Mayor’s award for outstanding contribution.
Last year’s winners came from a variety of different backgrounds, with awards given for tackling crime, drugs and anti-social behaviour.13 individuals, community groups and staff members received awards.
The awards are open to everybody who is living or working in Tower Hamlets, including those under the age of 16.
To nominate an individual or organisation call the Community Safety Engagement Team for a nomination form on 020 7364 6227 or visit www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/safer to download a copy.
The deadline for nominations is 1 November 2010.
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