If you know someone who goes that extra mile to help others then the Fusion Awards would like to hear from you.

The nomination process for the 2012 North West Fusion Awards is now open.

From those working in a voluntary capacity to those reaching new heights in their chosen career, the Fusion Awards want to reward their endeavours.

The event aims to improve community relations by providing a platform to celebrate the positive contribution made by individuals and organizations in the community.

They are open to all regardless of culture, background or religion, and are sponsored by Asian Image.

In 2011 winners included Polish Community worker Magdalena Stryjewska, Lancaster based charity The Abaseen Foundation, Young Neighbourhood Champion Shannon Doherty and boxer Haroon Khan.

You can nominate yourself or someone else. The finalists will attend a dazzling dinner event in May.


>> Entrepreneur of the year

A business person who in the past year has seen his or her idea reach fruition through simple determination and hard work.

>> Community group of the Year

We want to hear from community and voluntary groups that make a valued contribution to the towns and cities in which they reside.

>> Man of the year

Do you know a man who has excelled in the past year in their chosen career or has battled through against the odds to inspire others?.

>> Woman of the year

Do you know a woman who has excelled in the past year in their chosen career or has battled through against the odds to inspire others? Or helped to portray a positive image of the community through their voluntary or paid-for work?.

>> Achievement in Sport Award

We are looking for sportsmen, women and teams who have excelled in their chosen sport or those who are helping others reach their full potential.

>> Public Service Award

It is presented to an individual who has excelled in a public service role (Council, Police, Fire, Health) OR who has led a project that has had a positive impact on community relations, social inclusion and health and welfare.

>> Community Cohesion award

Will be awarded to someone or group who has helped break down cultural and religious barriers between communities through pioneering voluntary or paid-for work.

>> Youth Leadership Award

This is presented to a young person or group who has helped to dispel myths about their community or has volunteered for the betterment of others.

>> Education Achievement Award

We are looking for students in schools, colleges and universities who have achieved outstanding results or completed their courses despite personal issues.

How to nominate

Simply fill in the form below. The nominee must be a resident or working in the North West of England. Closing date for all applications is March 31, 2012. The awards ceremony will take place in May.

Your nomination:
Why you're nominating them:
Your name:
Your email:
Their email or phone number:

Contact details

If you have any queries, please contact us.

>>Call us on: 01254 298263.

>>E-mail us on::skhan@nqnw.co.uk


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