Locals for Locals

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 The Hills Shire Council is sorry to announce the cancellation of its Orange Blossom Festival and this year's Local for Local Awards.

 

About Local for Locals

The annual Local for Locals Awards provide an opportunity for Council and the community to recognise the outstanding contribution of hard working Hills locals and their commitment to making the Hills a safer, more inclusive and more vibrant place to live.

The awards recognise individuals, community groups and not-for-profit organisations for their contributions to education, arts and culture, sports and recreation, environment and sustainability, community service and local business.

 

Categories

Business Award For Community Contribution

Recognising businesses that make a significant contribution to their community over and above their normal business operations. Businesses will be judged on their community focus, credibility, impact, leadership and longevity of their contribution.

 

Community Contribution Awards

 

Community Service

The Community Service Award recognises the outstanding dedication of an individual, community group or not-for-profit organisation working in the Sydney Hills to make it a stronger and more vibrant community. These community groups share a strong sense of community spirit, whether it is working together to deliver an event, project, service, or program.

 

Sports & Recreation

The Sports & Recreation Award recognises an individual, community group or not-for-profit organisation that has contributed to the betterment of sport in the community; this could be through the provision of facilities, coaching clinics, training programs and other support.

 

Education

The Education Award recognises the dedication and passion of an individual, community group or not-for-profit organisation that has enhanced the lives of those living in the Sydney Hills through programs such as; computer literacy, teaching, mentoring and coaching. These people are committed to providing the best possible education to children and young people across The Hills Shire.

 

Arts & Culture

The Arts & Culture Award recognises an individual, community group or not-for-profit organisation that delivers programs or initiatives that strengthen cultural life in the Sydney Hills and provide creative opportunities for new experiences, learning and enjoyment. Recognition is given to those individuals, groups or organisations that strive for excellence, creativity and success.

 

Environment & Sustainability

The Environment & Sustainability Award acknowledges an individual, community group or not-for-profit organisation that demonstrates their passion and dedication to improving environmental initiatives and outcomes. These groups, individuals or organisations consistently work to make the Sydney Hills an environmentally friendly and sustainable community.


For more information please contact The Hills Shire Council on 02 9843 0112 or events@thehills.nsw.gov.au