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Rose of Northamptonshire Awards

Rose of Northamptonshire Awards

The Rose of Northamptonshire Awards was first launched in 2021 by the High Sheriff's Office, the Lord Lieutenancy, and what was at the time Northamptonshire County Council. The Awards were part of the Unsung Heroes Initiative, looking to identify and express thanks to groups and individuals who worked tirelessly to keep communities safe, and businesses moving, during the global Covid-19 crisis.

In 2023, this county-wide awards initiative is being re-launched by a partnership between the North and West Northamptonshire Unitary Authorities and Northamptonshire Community Foundation. The awards are supported by several representatives for the county, including: James Saunders Watson Esq, Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire; Crispin Holborrow DL, High Sheriff; Chairman Andre Gonzalez De Savage, Chair of West Northamptonshire Council; Chairman Larry Henson, Chair of North Northamptonshire Council.

"I am delighted that the Rose of Northamptonshire Awards are being re-launched. This gives all of us in Northamptonshire an opportunity to recognise the incredibly valuable contributions that individuals and groups make to our lives in the county. This also highlights the importance of volunteering which is one of the key themes of the Coronation."

James Saunders Watson Esq, Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire

"It is fantastic to see the county coming together to support this initiative, originally conceived with shrievalty input back in the pandemic. Community groups, charities and volunteers do so much for us all and this is a way of thanking them as well as those in public service."

- Crispin Holborow DL, High Sheriff

"On behalf of West Northamptonshire, I am delighted that the Rose of Northamptonshire Awards are live and through the awards we can rightfully recognise the quite outstanding efforts that stars in our community put in.

Those brilliant people do what they do in such selfless and generous ways and deserve our full recognition."

Chairman André González De Savage

"I am delighted to support the Rose of Northamptonshire Awards relaunch.

This is such a wonderful way to recognise and reward the many outstanding individuals, charities and groups in our County who go above and beyond, often on top of their already busy lives.

They all deserve this acknowledgement and mark of appreciation."

- Chairman Larry Henson

If you know someone who goes above and beyond to support their community, nominate them for a Rose of Northamptonshire Award. Before submitting your nomination, please read the nomination criteria. If you have any questions, please contact

The nomination form can be found here.

The timeline for the Rose of Northamptonshire Awards 2023:

Nomination criteria:

Eligibility: community groups, charities, community interest companies, community interest organisations, social enterprises, and volunteers in the charitable or arts, culture and heritage sectors are eligible for nomination for a Rose of the Shire Award.

You can nominate a volunteer or community organisation, from anywhere in the county, that you feel deserves recognition for their good work on our doorstep.

This could be an organisation or individual that is: tackling poverty, supporting good health and wellbeing, keeping communities safe, adding value to educational services, providing a service or activity to reduce social isolation and loneliness, providing and supporting arts, culture and heritage, supporting the environment, providing employability and training activities, revitalising rural communities, putting on community events that bring everyone together, providing support for young people or older people and vulnerable residents across our villages, towns and local neighbourhoods.

However, you must not be related to the individual you're nominating, and you must not be an employee, a family member of an employee, a volunteer, a management committee member, or a beneficiary of the organisation you're nominating.

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Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 12:25 by Parish Office

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