The borough's biggest community champions are in line for recognition after Trafford Council relaunched the Trafford Community Awards.

The authority is asking for nominations across eight categories for these Community Awards which are a relaunch of the Volunteer Awards. 

The eight categories range from a Community Group Award and a Community Star Award, for groups and individuals with an important impact on their communities, to a Young Volunteer Award.

The authority is asking for nominations now and until July 14 before an awards ceremony run by the council's Inclusive Economy and Communities Team and Policy Team some time in the autumn.

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Sara Saleh, the deputy chief executive of Trafford Council, said: "Volunteers are the backbone of our borough and it is right to celebrate the work they do. Across Trafford, they are contributing to their communities, giving their time and their talents to improve the lives of others.

"If you know a volunteer who is making a difference, please share their story, we want to hear about them."

Here are the categories:

Community Group Award
Community Star Award
Corporate Volunteering Award
Fundraising Champion Award
Green Hero Award
Long Service Award
Trafford Inclusivity Award
Young Volunteer Award

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