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About these awards


It's time to celebrate community spirit and say a big thank you to the people who make Northampton a great place to live!

The Heart of the Community awards give us a chance to celebrate community spirit, recognise neighbourhood achievement and say a big thank you, so if you know a person or group that fits the bill, we would encourage you to submit a nomination.


Nominations will open on Monday 12th February 2018. In 500 words or less, let us know what makes your nominee a star of your community.

You can also send us your nomination through the post:

The Mayor’s Office
The Guildhall
St Giles Square

Award winners

Find out about last year's award winners and their stories, as well as the names of winners from previous years.

Award winners

The nomination process

All nominations are considered by a panel of independent judges and a number of winners are selected.

We then notify the winners and invite them to a special celebration event at the Guildhall where they can collect their award from the Mayor of Northampton.

Further information

If you would like further information about the awards, please contact the Mayor’s office using the contact details below.

The Mayor's Office

Address: The Guildhall, St Giles Square, Northampton, NN1 1DE

Tel: 01604 837 804