Nominations open for 2018 National Parks Volunteer Awards
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Nominations for the 2018 National Parks Volunteer Awards are officially open.
The awards apply to volunteers from any organisation that operates within a national park boundary.
The four award categories are:
• Young person (25 years and below)
- 1 Tributes paid to 'lovely' teenager as police continue murder probe
- 2 Four Norfolk gastropubs named among best in UK
- 3 Cyclist's relief as driver is convicted following traumatic accident
- 4 'Heartbreaking' - Vandals force landmark church to close after damage spree
- 5 Schools face classroom closures due to Covid
- 6 Escaped giant eagle owl spotted in Norwich city centre
- 7 Two recycling centres to be closed - and replaced with new £4m tips
- 8 Hospital worker set for £60,000 payout after raising 'bullying' concerns
- 9 Man charged with murder of 19-year-old daughter
- 10 Toddler died after getting trapped between stair gates
Winners of the group and project categories will receive a £1,000 bursary towards their future volunteering work.
The winners of the individual and young person categories will receive outdoor kit from UK National Parks partner Columbia Sportswear.
Nominations are being accepted until 12 noon on Friday, September 21, 2018.
To nominate a deserving individual, young person, group, or project and to find out how to volunteer yourself visit: www.nationalparks.gov.uk/volunteerawards2018