Community Awards 2017: Nominate now

Later this year, we’ll be holding the first ever

Uckfield FM Community Awards


We recognise the amazing work and commitment many people in our local community provide and we are excited to help highlight some of those individuals through these awards.

The 11 awards categories are listed below, along with the nomination form.

Nominations are open until 31 August 2017.

The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday 11 November at East Sussex National – tickets are on sale now.

Volunteer of the Year Award
Nominations for the person who has made a significant impact through voluntarily giving their time freely and selflessly to others in the community.
Sponsored by


Cranwell Wealth Solutions
Charity Fundraiser of the Year Award
The person who has been the most innovative and enthusiastic whilst working to raise awareness and funds for their charity – this will not necessarily be the most money raised.
Sports Person of the Year Award
This award is for an individual from the local sporting scene who has achieved or made an impact in their sport.
Sponsored by


Uckfield Matters
Young Person of the Year Award
For the young person (Under 18) who has shown bravery in overcoming adversity or who has excelled and demonstrates a huge personal achievement.
Sponsored by


TR Fastenings
Teacher of the Year Award
Nominations for a Teacher who inspires pupils through their enthusiasm and commitment and is always willing to go the extra mile.
Carer of the Year
Person who has given up their time to look after someone else and in doing so has made sacrifices to care for and improve someone’s life.
Sponsored by


Rix and Kay
Community Green Award
Open to any local group, school or individual that has made a significant impact on the improvement of the local environment and raised the profile of green issues / projects.
Give Back to the Community Award
Open to all business within the area who make a difference by working with and giving back to the local community / local charities.
Sponsored by


Lawson Commercial
Parent/Guardian of the Year
Parent or guardian who has made huge sacrifices for their child / children, overcoming adversity. This is open to nominations for Grandparents too.
Charity of the Year
The Charity which has made significant differences to the community with its drive and determination and commitment to its cause.
Sponsored by


Uckfield Civic Centre
Emergency Services Person of the Year
The person who has selflessly gone beyond the call of duty through their work. This award is open to any person in the Emergency Services, First Response Units, Paramedics or other organisations which respond to incidents.
Sponsored by


CJ Thorne and Co

To make multiple nominations, you’ll need to return to this form, you can do this after each submission.


  • The individual or organisation you're nominating must be based in the TN22 or BN8 postcode areas. Or must live within the 01825 STD area.

    If you would prefer to vote via post and include additional information like photos etc, please send your nominations stating clearly which category you are nominating with all the information as requested below marked
    Private & Confidential; Nicola Bennett, Uckfield FM, The Upper Barn, Bird-in-Eye Farm, Bird in Eye Hill, Uckfield TN22 5HA.
    Nominations must be received no later than 31st August 2017

  •   Volunteer of the Year
      Charity Fundraiser of the Year
      Sports Person of the Year
      Young Person of the Year
      Teacher of the Year
      Carer of the Year
      Community Green Award
      Give Back to the Community
      Parent/Guardian of the Year
      Charity of the Year
      Emergency Services Person of the Year


  • Details of who you're nominating




  • Your details


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