Rushmoor Community Award 2017
Nominate an unsung hero for our Rushmoor Community Award 2017.
Every day across Aldershot and Farnborough, people who care about their community make a positive contribution to the lives of others.
Now you can nominate someone, who you think deserves recognition for the contribution he or she makes, for our 2017 Rushmoor Community Award.
The Rushmoor Community Award is an annual award and is open to all residents. It recognises local people who have made a significant contribution to the communities of Aldershot and Farnborough over several years.
Councillors on our Licensing and General Purposes Committee judge the award, which the Mayor of Rushmoor then presents to the winner.
You can nominate someone online using our form below:
Alternatively, we can send you a nomination form. Please contact our Committee services team using the contact details on this page.
The closing date for nominations is Friday 24 February.
Rushmoor Community Award 2016 winners
There were two deserving winners of the Rushmoor Community Awards 2016: Kevin Matthew of Farnborough and Lewis Trinder of Aldershot.
Kevin Matthew is a local businessman and in the last 30 years, has raised more than £250,000 for Aldershot and Farnborough charities. He also supports disadvantaged young people, including offering them employment and apprenticeship opportunities, and a number of them have gone on to build their own businesses.
Lewis Trinder, who is in his early nineties, has been serving the local community for about 50 years.
Having had a career in the Royal Navy, taking part in the Normandy Landings in 1944, Lewis is an active, inspirational and enthusiastic organiser and fundraiser for the various charities with which he is involved - RNLI, naval charities and the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. He is also Chairman of the Aldershot Royal British Legion and a keen and active member of the Aldershot Branch of the Normandy Veterans' Association.
Pictured are Kevin and Lewis being presented with their awards by the Mayor of Rushmoor, Councillor Jacqui Vosper.