Aim of the Scheme
To acknowledge and give recognition to those that have made a significant contribution to their local community.
This Awards Scheme will be implemented from October 2016, with the initial nomination period being open from 31st October 2016 until the deadline of 31st January 2017 so that the presentation of the awards can take place at New Romney Annual Town Meeting (April 2017). Thereafter, the Awards Scheme will continue annually with the nomination period being open from the first Monday following the Annual Meeting of the Town Council and Mayor-Making Ceremony in May of each year until the deadline of 31st March in the same civic year. Awards will be presented annually at the Annual Town Meeting in April.
The Mayor may nominate one individual or one community group to receive a ‘Pride of New Romney “Star” Award” during each civic year.
In addition to this, members of the local community will be invited to nominate an individual and / or a community group to receive a ‘Community Nominated Award’ within specified categories (see below) during each civic year.
Who can be nominated for an Award?
Anyone that the members of the public think merits an Award (Categories 1 to 3) for having made a significant contribution to their local community. The person / group must live, work, volunteer or provide a community service within the boundary of New Romney Town Council Town and Coast Wards.