Great Torrington’s Inaugural Community Awards

Sponsored by Dartington Crystal

Torrington has a community spirit that is the envy of other towns across Devon. We want to keep this community spirit alive and thriving for future generations to enjoy. We will be celebrating all that is good about our Town by honouring those who deserve to be recognised for their contribution to our community and want you to nominate anyone who your think deserves one of the following awards.

Children’s Category:

THE DRAGON’S DEN AWARD
This award is for a young person who has done something innovative or shown their entrepreneurial skills. This can be something they have done at school, in the home or in the community.

KIND SOUL AWARD
This award is for a young person who consistently demonstrates kindness in their words and actions. This can for acts of kindness a young person has done at school in the home or in the community.

SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR
This award is for a young person who has made a team or individual difference in the sporting arena or brought a sense of pride to Torrington as a result of their sporting achievements

PRIDE IN TORRINGTON
This is for a young person who has demonstrated pride in Torrington and makes a difference to their community. This can be through voluntary efforts, getting involved in community events or leading by example.

Adult categories:

GOOD NEIGHBOUR
This award is for your favourite neighbour, tell us what they do to make a positive difference to your life, or someone else’s life

CHARITY CHAMPION/S
This award is for an individual or a group is involved in charity fundraising to benefit Torrington or the wider community.

SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR
Many people in Town give their time freely to help young people in the sporting arena. This award is for someone who has made a team or individual difference by inspiring, motivating and getting the best out of a team or individual.

UNSUNG COMMUNITY HERO/HEROINE OF THE YEAR
For a female or male in the Town who deserves some recognition for what they contribute to the Town.

Nominations must be received no later than Friday 25th October and you can download a nomination form below or pick one up from the Town Hall. Winners from each category will be revealed at a prestigious dinner on Friday 15th November (children and young people) and Saturday 16th (adults). You can nominate more than one person.

Download adult nomination form

Download child nomination form