H&F Civic Honours – judges prepare to pore over hundreds of nominations

Hammersmith & Fulham Council asked residents, businesses and charities to nominate their local heroes and the response has been overwhelming.

We’ve had more than 400 nominations for the Hammersmith & Fulham Civic Honours – each overflowing with gratitude for the difference nominees have made to their lives.

Now judges have the tough task of picking the winners.

Whittling down a shortlist won’t be easy.

“Every one of these nominations makes me proud to call Hammersmith & Fulham home,” said Cllr Sue Fennimore, Deputy Leader of H&F Council.

“They are why holding these awards are so important. They help shine a light on our amazing community and the difference people make to the lives of others every single day.”

The categories

There are 15 categories in the H&F Civic Honours: For Contribution to Civic Life. Each has a dedicated panel of judges who will pore through the entries.

The categories are:

  • Most dedicated volunteer
  • Acts of courage and compassion
  • Contributions to art and culture
  • Contributions to heritage
  • Sporting achievements
  • Young people’s achievements (people aged under 25)
  • Most dedicated teacher
  • Most dedicated carer
  • Community spirit
  • Improving our environment
  • Lifetime achievement
  • Bringing people together
  • Celebrating diversity
  • Contributions to health and wellbeing
  • Most dedicated social worker

The awards ceremony

Finalists in each category will be invited to a gala dinner and awards ceremony at Hammersmith Town Hall on Thursday 1 March.