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Celebrating the superheroes of our community

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KL.FM's Local Hero Awards sponsored by Brandon MGThe name for MG in West Norfolk.

Local Hero Awards 2018

In January 2018, KL.FM will be hosting one of the biggest award ceremonies ever seen in West Norfolk.

The Local Hero Awards will be held at the King's Lynn Corn Exchange and will recognise those people in our community who are 'true heroes'.

These heroes could be anyone from a member of our armed services to a youth club volunteer, from a dedicated carer to a teacher who inspires their students.

Brandon MG is sponsoring the very first Local Hero Awards.

Nominations are now closed and we’re getting ready to announce the winners. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated and shortlisted!

Alive LeisureSportsperson of the Year

Do you know an exceptional sportsman or woman who’s achieved incredible heights in West Norfolk over the past year? Do they deserve recognition? 

Award sponsored by Alive Leisure

Majestic CinemaYoung Person of the Year

There are some incredible young people in the area. This award is to recognise the best of the best. If you know anyone under 18 years of age who’s done something incredible in the last year, then nominate them below

Award sponsored by Majestic Cinema

Andrew Francis Funeral ServiceUniformed Services Award

They could work at RAF Marham, for Norfolk Police, the Ambulance Service, or the Fire Service. If you know an everyday hero who works for the uniformed services, then let us know how amazing they are.

Award sponsored by Andrew Francis Funeral Services

The Downham Tandoori RestaurantHealth Professional of the Year

We all know how lucky we are to have the people who care for us when we are sick. Has your life been saved by a Health Professional who’s gone above and beyond for you? Do they deserve to know just how special they are?

Award sponsored by The Downham Tandoori Restaurant

Wisbech Grammar SchoolTeacher of the Year

We all have them – teachers who inspired us to do great things. Is there a teacher in your life who has taken a special interest in making sure you or your child achieves great things? Nominate them now.

Award sponsored by Wisbech Grammar School

Freebridge Community HousingNeighbour of the Year

From someone who looks after the cat when you’re away, to the person who helps you with the shopping bags, this award recognises incredible neighbours who know what ‘community’ means. 

Award sponsored by Freebridge Community Housing

Vancouver QuarterVolunteer of the Year

Where to start? All volunteers are special, there’s no doubt about that. But who really stands out? Who is the person that it wouldn’t work without?

Award sponsored by Vancouver Quarter

The WorkshopCharity Worker of the Year

Like Volunteers, everyone who works for a charity is already a hero. But you know a real charity superstar – maybe they’ve revolutionised fundraising, perhaps they’ve given up their weekends to make sure that people in need get the care they deserve.

Award sponsored by The Workshop

The Downham Tandoori RestaurantCarer of the Year

Carers are incredible people. If you’ve been lucky enough to see them at work first hand, you’ll know just how special they can be. If your life has been touched by an amazing carer who’s looked after you or someone you know, pay them back by nominating them now.

Award sponsored by The Downham Tandoori Restaurant

Jark KLWork Colleague of the Year

Who is the one person your office wouldn’t work without? Who’s always got the kettle on? Who’s an unsung hero in your business and why? Tell us why they deserve to be our Work Colleague of the Year.

Award sponsored by Jark KL

Nimax Country StoreFour Legged Friend Award

Who in our community cares about animals more than themselves? If you know someone who works to keep animals safe, loved and looked after in West Norfolk, Wisbech and Fakenham, we want to hear all about them.

Award sponsored by Nimax Country Store

Bloom & Wake LtdTriumph Over Adversity Award

Adversity comes in many forms. Who do you know that truly has been through an awful time and has come out on top with a smile on their face and a new lease for life? Who has taught you a lesson in being thankful for what you’ve got? Who has triumphed over adversity and deserves to be recognised for it? Nominate them here.

Award sponsored by Bloom & Wake Ltd

FrimstoneLifetime Achievement Award

We’re open to suggestions! Tell us who you think has lived an amazing life and deserves to be recognised for it. What’s their story? Nominate them here.

Award sponsored by Frimstone Ltd