Nominations needed for new community award

STONEHAVEN and District Community Council, Stonehaven Business association and the local churches are looking for nominations for a new Community Award.

The award will be given to a person who is over 18 years of age and has attained outstanding achievement, excellence or merit in a number of different areas.

These areas are; voluntary work in the community, academic, cultural or sporting excellence, an act of bravery, outstanding caring or community service. special achievement despite limitations imposed by hardship, disability or long term illness, enhancing the perceived image of our community or any other appropriate kind of excellence.

The candidate must have a strong association with Stonehaven.

The nomination must be in writing or e-mail and must include a supporting statement explaining the reason for nomination.

Nominations must be submitted by a person not related to the candidate.

Submissions must be received by the secretary inlcluding complete name, adress and telephone number or email by Friday December 9.

The candidate must agree to be nominated and to the presentation and publicity given to the award prior to nomination.

The final decision will be made by representatives of the partner groups in December and presentation of the award will be made early next year.

Nominations can be sent to Stonehaven and District Community Council secretary, Alistail Lawrie, 1 Westfield Avenue, Stonehaven, AB39 2EU or can be emailed to