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THERE’S still time to nominate someone for the Coleraine Borough Council’s Community Endeavour Awards.

Nominations will close next Thursday, March 10.

Community representatives and members of the public are invited to nominate local individuals and groups that have made an outstanding and positive contribution to the local communities in Coleraine. There are four nomination categories; Community Development, Good Relations, District Policing Partnership and Community Safety.

Karina McCollum, Community Relations Officer at Coleraine Borough Council, said; “There are so many worthy individuals and groups that give freely of their time and effort to help make a difference to the area they live in. We simply want to let these people know that their hard work is greatly appreciated by Council and by the residents that they serve.

“Groups may self-nominate for a group award and/or nominate another group if they wish. Individuals being nominated for an Individual award must be nominated by another party. Separate forms should be used for each nomination.”

Group award winners will receive a contribution of £500 towards a community based project of their choice. Each individual receiving an award will be presented a commemorative trophy.

Guidance notes and nomination forms for the Community Endeavour Awards are available from Claire Fursse at the Development Services Unit, Coleraine Borough Council, contact 028 7034 7044 or email claire.fursse@colerainebc.gov.uk. Further details can also be accessed on Council’s website, www.colerainebc.gov.uk . The closing date for receipt of nominations is Thursday March 10 at 4pm.