Rochford District Awards



“Do you know somebody who works tirelessly to make a difference to our local community?   Has your local sports club achieved success in the past twelve months or helped someone to achieve their potential?  If so, now is your chance to give them the recognition they deserve, by nominating them in the 2019 Rochford District Awards.

In a combined ceremony, to be held in Rochford on Friday 10 May 2019, local residents, sports clubs and schools will be recognised for their achievements for the benefit of the whole local community.  So now’s your chance to nominate someone, or an organisation, you think deserves recognition for the difference they are making and to say thank you for their hard work and commitment.

Nominations are open to individuals and groups located within the Rochford district.

The categories for the Citizen of the Year Awards, are:

  • Young Citizen (under 18)
  • Charitable Support (over 18)
  • Community Spirit (over 18)

In all three categories, nominations should explain how the person makes a difference, whether to the district of Rochford as a whole or to individual residents as well as their dedication to what they do.  

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For the Sports Awards, the categories are:

  • Sports Personality of the Year (all ages) - a performer of any age who has made a significant impact at County level or above, either individually or as part of a team.  
  • Sports Club of the Year – A local club or team that has made a significant impact.  This can be success in competition or by having a positive impact in the local community.
  • School of the Year – A school, college or early years setting that gives its pupils a wide range of opportunities to participate in high quality physical education and extra curriculum support.

To nominate someone for the Rochford Sports Awards please visit

The Chairman of Rochford District Council, Councillor David Merrick, said: “The Rochford District Awards will give recognition to the hard working people in our district, whether an individual or a member of a team, who work so hard to make Rochford a better place.   I invite everyone to nominate someone who they feel deserves appreciation for what they do and the success they have achieved”.

Nominations are open to individuals and groups located within the Rochford district.

The closing date for entries is Friday 29 March 2019. 

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