Horwich Civic Awards 2021
Horwich Town Council is asking for nominations from the public for its Civic Awards in 2021. Civic medals are awarded to individuals who have demonstrated at least twenty years’ service to Horwich in any field, or a combination of fields including sport, community and voluntary service, children and young people, arts, culture, entertainment, politics etc.
There are two recipients every two years and decisions are made by the Council’s Civic Awards Sub Committee and approved by full Council. They do not have to be residents of Horwich to qualify but must demonstrate long service in a voluntary capacity to the Parish.
Nominations will be accepted for individuals who have been nominated previously but who have not yet received an award. Civic medals are not awarded posthumously. Serving Councillors are not eligible and former Councillors must provide an undertaking that they will not stand again for election.
Successful nominees receive their awards from the Town Mayor either in the Council Chamber or at a place convenient for them, it is entirely their decision where they accept their award and who attends the presentation.
All nominations must be submitted via an official nomination form available from the Town Clerk or by download via the link below.
All nominations will be treated in the strictest confidence. Closing date for nominations is 22 January 2021.
All Council meetings will be held remotely until further notice and this will be reviewed on a regular basis. For further information contact the Town Clerk.
Town Council & Planning
Thu 21st Jan 2021
Finance & General Purpose
Mon 8th Feb 2021
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Cllr Gordon Stone became Town Mayor on 9th May 2019.
Due to new legislation introduced in April 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic on holding council meetings, Cllr Stone will continue to serve in his role as Chair of the Council and Town Mayor of Horwich until the next Annual Meeting of the Council in May 2021.
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