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Rural Achievement Awards

Celebrating the achievements of communities across Leicestershire and Rutland

New for 2017...

We are delighted to introduce the RCC Rural Achievement Awards. The awards form part of our work to strengthen the voice of rural communities and to raise the profile of Leicestershire and Rutland as great place to live and work.

Applications for the 2017 awards are now closed. Thank you if you have applied and we look forward to announcing the winners in October.

Awards Dinner: Thursday 26th October | King Power Stadium, Leicester

We are delighted to introduce the Leicestershire and Rutland Achievement Awards for 2017.

The Awards are an extension of our work in promoting excellence in all aspects of communities and in highlighting Leicestershire and Rutland as an excellent place to live and work.

Applications for this years awards are now closed. Thank you if you have applied and we look forward to announcing the winners in October.

Awards Dinner: Thursday 26th October 2017 at The King Power Stadium, Leicester

Awards Categories

Unsung Heroes Award

An award made to a person or group of people who live in Leicestershire or Rutland who have made a significant difference to their community/parish through their actions in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017.

Best Community Building/Facility Award

An award made for the best community building or facility located in Leicestershire or Rutland that can demonstrate the usage and impact of the facility within their community in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017.

Best Community Service Award

An award made for the best community service provided in Leicestershire or Rutland that can demonstrate the impact of their work within their community in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017.

Best Community Library Award

An award made for the best community library located in Leicestershire or Rutland that can demonstrate the usage and impact of the facility within their community in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017.

Best Community Engagement Award

An award made to a charity or community group that can demonstrate excellent community engagement. Must be taking place in Leicestershire or Rutland and the impact of the work needs to be evident in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017.

Enterprise Award

An award made to a business or enterprise located in Leicestershire or Rutland that can demonstrate excellence in their work undertaken and the impact on their local community in the 12 months prior to the end of July 2017.