Nominations Open for One Hounslow Community Stars' Awards

For residents, voluntary groups and businesses going above and beyond

Some of the winners at last year's awards. Picture: Hounslow Council

May 15, 2024

Nominations are now open for this year’s One Hounslow Community Stars awards event. The annual gala aims to recognise and celebrate residents, voluntary groups, and businesses who go above and beyond for their communities.

It will take place in Hounslow House on 15 July and the council wants to hear about people or organisations who make an outstanding contribution to the borough, improving and enriching the lives of others.

There are no specific categories, but there is a broad set of themes conveying the type of people the Council wants to recognise to help guide nominations. These are:

Community & Neighbourhood - Those who help their neighbours, create community spirit, and foster a local support network.

Green - Someone who’s driven to improve their local area, supporting and educating communities to think green, respect their environment, and work together.

Social Enterprise - A local business which gives back, supporting residents, communities, or its neighbourhood beyond its core business.

Young Leader - An under 25-year-old who goes above and beyond for their community or peers.

Arts and Culture - A person or group which enriches our borough and the lives of others through culture.

Council Leader, Councillor Shantanu Rajawat, said, “Celebrating the shining stars of our community is a joyous occasion, and I am thrilled to announce the return of the One Hounslow Community Stars awards event for its second year. This event is a testament to the incredible spirit and dedication of our residents, voluntary groups, and businesses who consistently go above and beyond to make Hounslow a better place for all.

“At the Council, we believe in recognising those who make a tangible difference in our borough, and these awards are a way to honour their remarkable contributions. Whether it's fostering community spirit, championing environmental sustainability, supporting local businesses, empowering our youth, or enriching our cultural landscape, each nominee represents the heart and soul of our community.”

An individual or group may meet one or several themes. Winners will receive a certificate and a trophy.

A link to nominate your community stars can be found here and the closing date is Sunday, 16 June.

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