01 December 2019


Swanage Town Council

Community Awards


 Nomination notes


Who will you nominate?

Who do YOU think deserves to be recognised for their good works locally? NOW is your chance to propose an award for a deserving individual or group.

Individual/Group Awards

Swanage Town Council wishes to give public recognition by way of an award to individuals or groups who have contributed significantly to the quality of the community by their public/community activity.

Special Award

A 'Special Award' may also be awarded by the panel to an individual or group for an outstanding achievement, or service provided to the community, during the year.


Any member of the public who is a registered elector in Swanage may submit one or more nominations to Swanage Town Council. Nominations will be open from 1st December 2019, and must be received by no later than close of business on Friday 31st January 2020.


Nomination form


Nominations can be made by email to or by post/handing in to the Town Hall Reception or the Swanage Information Centre.


Town Councillors are eligible as long as the work being acknowledged has no connection to their Council responsibilities. Self-nominations or nominations by close relatives are acceptable.


A copy of the nomination form can be found on the Town Council’s website and Facebook page, or collected in person at the Town Hall or Swanage Information Centre.


A committee consisting of the Town Mayor, Deputy Mayor, an officer of the Town Council, Rector of Swanage, and President of Swanage & Purbeck Rotary Club, will select the winners. Up to nine awards may be presented.


The awards ceremony will be held at the Swanage Annual Parish Assembly on Monday 20th April 2020



Group/organisation of the year

Volunteer of the year

Sporting achievement

Service with a smile

Creative arts achievement

Green Champion

Young Citizen of the Year

Lifetime achievement


Information Required

Name of individual, organisation or group being nominated.

Person making the nomination - name, address, telephone number, E-mail address.

Reason for nomination - including a brief description of the nominee’s role within the group and how long they have been an active participant, plus anything else your nominee is involved in.

Thank you.