Nominations are now OPEN – 2023 Community Star Awards

Nominations are now OPEN – 2023 Community Star Awards

September 22, 2023 Off By admin

Closing date for nominations is Saturday 7 October 2023

Help shine a spotlight on the unsung community heroes in Bradford district. In 2023 we are celebrating the 13th annual Community Stars Awards. The awards are organised in partnership with the Telegraph & Argus and Bradford Council. They aim to recognise the people who go above and beyond to help others and make that positive difference.

Do you know someone like this? If yes, then now is the perfect time to celebrate their remarkable efforts and make sure their dedication doesn’t go unnoticed.

Our Community Stars Awards are just around the corner, and we are keen to reach as many deserving people as possible.

Please can you help us by:

  • Spreading the word;
  • Share the news with your friends, family, colleagues, people you work with and support;
  • Post about our Awards on your social media;
  • Encourage others to nominate individuals who deserve recognition.

Award categories

  1. The Good Neighbour of the Year, sponsored by Incommunities;
  2. The Outstanding Contribution to Earliest Years of Life Award, sponsored by Better Start Bradford;
  3. Shared Values in Action Award, sponsored by Bradford For Everyone;
  4. Voluntary and Community Group (Larger Charities / Social Enterprises);
  5. Voluntary and Community Group (Small organisation – less than two full time or equivalent staff);
  6. Volunteer of the Year;
  7. Young Active Citizens (aged 8 to 16);
  8. Young Active Citizens (aged 17 to 25); 
  9. Business Making a Difference, sponsored by Participate Projects; and
  10. Fundraiser of the Year.

To find out more about each category visit

Nominate someone for an award

Nominations are now open, complete the form at The closing date for nominations is Saturday 7 October 2023.

Key dates

Saturday 7 October – Nominations close

Monday 23 October – Judging period ends to shortlist three finalists in each category

Tuesday 24 October – Three finalists for each category confirmed

Tuesday 7 November – Survey open for public votes to decide winners

Tuesday 21 November – Survey for public votes close to decide winners

Wednesday 6 December – Awards night

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