Published Friday 26 February 2016 at 16:32
The first good neighbours have been nominated.
The Good Neighbours Awards 2016 was launched last week and the first entries have been received.
The awards see Blackburn with Darwen Council join forces with the Lancashire Telegraph to find the borough’s unsung heroes.
Sponsors of the awards include Community Integrated Care, Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group, Capita, McDonald’s and Blackburn Rovers.
Building on the success of the past three years, the awards pay tribute to residents whose efforts are rarely recognised. They are a brilliant way for people to say thank-you to neighbours who go above and beyond, but don’t expect any reward. Prizes on offer for this year’s awards include a meal for two at Ewood Park, a £150 voucher for Stanley House Hotel and Spa in Mellor, £50 Mall shopping vouchers, a Kindle from the Lancashire Telegraph and a year’s leisure membership at re:fresh gyms or tickets to the panto.
Councillor Mohammed Khan, Leader of the Council, said:
I am delighted to see people have already started to nominate people. I hope we get as many nominations as possible.
To nominate a good neighbour, go to https://theshuttle.org.uk/good-neighbours-awards-nomination-form/