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Pride of Gedling Awards 2021
Nominations now open
We are delighted to announce that nominations for the 2021 Pride of Gedling Awards are now open and, after an incredibly difficult 18 months, we want to highlight the heroes who have helped so many people.
The categories this year are:
The Community Hero(es) Award
Recognising inspirational individuals or groups, from any walk of life, who have gone that extra mile to help others or to make life better in their community. Make a nomination.
The Dylan Barker (Young Person of the Year) Award
Celebrating young people, under the age of 21, who make an outstanding contribution to their communities. Make a nomination.
Business in the Community Award
Highlighting the role our local businesses play in supporting the community. Make a nomination.
Outstanding Community Project Award
This award is open to any project or group which helps our local communities and improves the lives of those who live in them. Make a nomination.
The Environmental Hero Award
In recognition of any individual, group, school, club, organisation or business in the borough that have made a positive impact on either; conservation, the environment or community space. Make a nomination.
The Inspirational Healthy Lifestyles Award
This award celebrates any individual, group, school, club, organisation or business in the borough that have made a positive impact on health and/or wellbeing in the borough. Make a nomination.
For more details on the Pride of Gedling Awards and to see some of our previous winners, go to www.prideofgedling.co.uk
Nominations are open until Friday 15 October 2021 so get nominating your community heroes.
Pals and Poets
‘1914-1918 Pals and Poets’ is a multi-media commemoration of the First World War in film, live music and poetry.
The lives of three ‘ordinary’ soldiers are celebrated through the poetry of their descendants, interspersed with poems and brief biographies of four more famous writers, Philip Larkin and three contemporary soldier-poets; Siegfried Sassoon, Edward Thomas and David Jones.
Film elements provide a narrative thread, and folk music links the narrative and provides a third point of emotional contact for the audience.
The poets are from Southwell, Lincoln and Sheffield and have been performing their own work at events and festivals since 2014. The musicians are well known on the local folk scene and have given lunchtime recitals at the Minster Church in Southwell.
The performance is free to enter, but a voluntary donation to an armed forces charity would be appreciated. There will be two performances, at Southwell Library on Thursday 11th November, and at St Michael’s Church, Farnsfield on Friday 12th November. Both begin at 7:30pm and last around 90 minutes.
Rotary Club of Mapperley & Arnold
“Christmas at the Proms”
With the Newstead Brass Band
Raising Funds towards our Outward-Bound Project
Friday December 10th 2021, 7.30pm start at
Woodborough Village Hall
Lingwood Lane, Woodborough NG14 6DX
Tickets £10 each Bar Available
Please contact by email Andrew Mason: Andrew.email@example.com
Due to circumstances numbers will be reduced this year.
Please order your tickets and pay by November 26th 2021