Civic Awards 2020

Who is your community star?

We are looking for community stars for the Civic Awards 2020 - sponsored by Rockfire Capital.

These awards are for our local people and organisations that make a positive difference and special contributions to their communities.

Tell us who you think is so inspiring that they deserve to be recognised with a civic award.

There are eight award categories to choose from.

Mayors Lifetime Achievement Award - Sponsored by NewRiver REIT

Stronger Together Community Award - Sponsored by Stronger Together Thurrock

Creative Excellence - Sponsored by Port of Tilbury

Sporting Achievement - Sponsored by Impulse Leisure

Environmental Champion - Sponsored by Glasdon

Young Achiever (25 years old or under) - Sponsored by H W Wilson

Business in the Community - Sponsored by Bang the table

Healthy Living - Sponsored by Amazon

All nominations must be received by midnight, Monday 9 December 2019.

The awards will be presented on the evening of Friday 28 February 2020.

Who is your community star?

We are looking for community stars for the Civic Awards 2020 - sponsored by Rockfire Capital.

These awards are for our local people and organisations that make a positive difference and special contributions to their communities.

Tell us who you think is so inspiring that they deserve to be recognised with a civic award.

There are eight award categories to choose from.

Mayors Lifetime Achievement Award - Sponsored by NewRiver REIT

Stronger Together Community Award - Sponsored by Stronger Together Thurrock

Creative Excellence - Sponsored by Port of Tilbury

Sporting Achievement - Sponsored by Impulse Leisure

Environmental Champion - Sponsored by Glasdon

Young Achiever (25 years old or under) - Sponsored by H W Wilson

Business in the Community - Sponsored by Bang the table

Healthy Living - Sponsored by Amazon

All nominations must be received by midnight, Monday 9 December 2019.

The awards will be presented on the evening of Friday 28 February 2020.

  • A very special lifetime achievement award celebrating an individual for their outstanding contribution and dedication to the borough over their lifetime. This person will have gone above and beyond over many years demonstrating long term commitment to their community and/or Thurrock.

    This award is sponsored by NewRiver REIT.

    A very special lifetime achievement award celebrating an individual for their outstanding contribution and dedication to the borough over their lifetime. This person will have gone above and beyond over many years demonstrating long term commitment to their community and/or Thurrock.

    This award is sponsored by NewRiver REIT.

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  • For an individual, community group or organisation who is involved in bringing communities together through a local project or community event or have excelled in supporting local communities to support themselves. This award celebrates those who clearly demonstrate the Stronger Together ethos of harnessing the strengths and potential of individuals and groups to help people help themselves.

    This award is sponsored by Stronger Together


    For an individual, community group or organisation who is involved in bringing communities together through a local project or community event or have excelled in supporting local communities to support themselves. This award celebrates those who clearly demonstrate the Stronger Together ethos of harnessing the strengths and potential of individuals and groups to help people help themselves.

    This award is sponsored by Stronger Together


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  • For an individual, community group or organisation that contributed to raising the profile of the arts in Thurrock. This could be arts, amateur dramatics or music. This person may be the star of the show or they could work behind the scenes, helping to make it happen, giving people of Thurrock the opportunity to express themselves creatively. 

    This award is sponsored by Port of Tilbury

    For an individual, community group or organisation that contributed to raising the profile of the arts in Thurrock. This could be arts, amateur dramatics or music. This person may be the star of the show or they could work behind the scenes, helping to make it happen, giving people of Thurrock the opportunity to express themselves creatively. 

    This award is sponsored by Port of Tilbury

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  • For an individual, community group or organisation that has contributed to a lasting sporting legacy in Thurrock by promoting or encouraging more participation in sport or by representing Thurrock in their sport. It is also to celebrate and thank those who give their time to working behind the scenes at local sporting clubs and groups. The winner of this category will also be put forward to Active Essex Sports Awards 2020. 

    This award is sponsored by Impulse Leisure



    For an individual, community group or organisation that has contributed to a lasting sporting legacy in Thurrock by promoting or encouraging more participation in sport or by representing Thurrock in their sport. It is also to celebrate and thank those who give their time to working behind the scenes at local sporting clubs and groups. The winner of this category will also be put forward to Active Essex Sports Awards 2020. 

    This award is sponsored by Impulse Leisure



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  • For an individual, community group or organisation recognising those who work to celebrate, improve or protect the environment in which we live. This award is for those who voluntarily strive to improve the outside surroundings and environment within their neighbourhood, community and/or Thurrock.


    This award is sponsored by Glasdon


    For an individual, community group or organisation recognising those who work to celebrate, improve or protect the environment in which we live. This award is for those who voluntarily strive to improve the outside surroundings and environment within their neighbourhood, community and/or Thurrock.


    This award is sponsored by Glasdon


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  • To celebrate an inspirational young person who has made an outstanding contribution by volunteering within the local community, demonstrating leadership, commitment and enthusiasm. This individual will be a role model in their community, making a real difference to another individual or community or cause.

    This award is sponsored by H W Wilson


    To celebrate an inspirational young person who has made an outstanding contribution by volunteering within the local community, demonstrating leadership, commitment and enthusiasm. This individual will be a role model in their community, making a real difference to another individual or community or cause.

    This award is sponsored by H W Wilson


    Submit Nomination
  • Thurrock has many outstanding businesses that play a crucial role in the improvement of life in the borough through supporting the community and with a clear social corporate responsibility ethos. This award recognises the businesses that have invested in Thurrock’s communities through sponsorship or other forms of support to make it a better place to live and work.

    This award is sponsored by Bang the Table


    Thurrock has many outstanding businesses that play a crucial role in the improvement of life in the borough through supporting the community and with a clear social corporate responsibility ethos. This award recognises the businesses that have invested in Thurrock’s communities through sponsorship or other forms of support to make it a better place to live and work.

    This award is sponsored by Bang the Table


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  • For an individual, community group or organisation that has improved the health and wellbeing of an individual(s), their local community and/or wider borough. This can relate to any aspect of health, including mental health, emotional, social and physical wellbeing.

    This award is sponsored by Amazon


    For an individual, community group or organisation that has improved the health and wellbeing of an individual(s), their local community and/or wider borough. This can relate to any aspect of health, including mental health, emotional, social and physical wellbeing.

    This award is sponsored by Amazon


    Submit Nomination