Posted: Mon 2nd Sep 2019

Do you know anyone who should be nominated for a St David’s Award?

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Sep 2nd, 2019

Local Assembly Member, Hannah Blythyn has urged people in the area to put forward nominations to this year’s St David’s Awards.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The awards, now in their 7th year, recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of people from all walks of life in Wales.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Hannah Blythyn AM said, “Nominations are now open for the St David’s Awards and anyone can put forward someone they think deserves an award – whether they’re a colleague, friend, neighbour or family member.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The awards are a chance for us to recognise and celebrate our everyday heroes – the people making a difference at the heart of our communities across Delyn. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

I’d very much like to encourage nominations from this area so our local champions can get the recognition that they deserve.”  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Previous year’s awards have seen Theatr Clwyd shortlisted for the Culture Award and Mold resident, Peter Fuller rightly recognised as a recipient of the Bravery Award.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This year there are nine categories – Bravery, Culture, Enterprise, Innovation and Technology, Sport, Young Person, the First Minister’s Special Award and the 2 new categories – the St David
Humanitarian Award and the Community Spirit Award.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The St David Humanitarian Award will recognise an individual or group from Wales which has improved the lives of others, either in Wales or internationally.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The new Community Spirit Award will honour those people who have worked to improve their local community – it is designed to reward unselfish actions, which have served the
public or improved the lives of others.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Nominations are now open and close on 17 th October 2019. The finalists in each category will be announced on 13 th February 2020, with the awards being presented at a celebratory dinner at the Senedd on 19 th March.   ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Nominations can be made via the St David’s Awards website: Click Here ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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