The Tenants’ Choice Awards are our way of celebrating the fantastic contributions that you, our tenants, make to the wider community in Doncaster. As you will know, last year we had to postpone these awards due to the coronavirus pandemic but this year we are keen to honour the efforts of our amazing tenants in a way that will be safe for everyone.
We are therefore planning to hold our Tenants’ Choice Awards in September 2021 and we hope to make it a real celebration of what can be achieved in our communities in the face of adversity.
Below you can find the categories for this year’s awards. If you know an individual or group whose good deeds deserve to be recognised in one of these categories, then please let us know by nominating them for a Tenants’ Choice Award. We must receive your nominations no later than Friday 30th April 2021.
Please note, any nominations that were sent in for last year’s postponed awards will be carried forward and entered into this year’s event.
The categories are:
This award honours that special person in your local area who works tirelessly for the benefit of their community. Tell us about the positive difference their activities have had on the people living around them.
- Community Group of the Year
This award celebrates outstanding groups of people who work hard to bring local communities together. For example, this might be through regular group meetings or by providing help and support for local people.
- Young Person of the Year (25 years or under)
This award is for someone living in your community who demonstrates just how considerate, hardworking, generous and thoughtful young people can be. This person will be active in their community, for example involved in a TARA or helping their neighbours.
This award gives recognition to a person who has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in our communities. It pays tribute to the hard work this person has given for the benefit of others, to make our estates a truly great place to live.
This could be a project that has improved or transformed a green space; created a new green area for the local community to enjoy; increased awareness and education on green issues; or, led to improvements in the local environment.
Examples include taking part in litter picks, recycling initiatives, or working to help reduce our carbon footprint.
- Best Community Project or Event
This award is for projects or events that improve the lives of tenants and residents and help to bring the community together, such as celebratory events or one-off projects that have had a positive impact on our communities.
- Outstanding Humanitarian Response *New category*
This award recognises the outstanding efforts of people in our local communities who provided care and support for others during times of crisis, such as the floods that struck our region in November 2019 and the coronavirus pandemic.
Submitting your nomination
When you are nominating a person or group please tell us all of the reasons why they deserve to win the award, giving as much detail as possible. As well as the name of the person or group you are nominating, please also include the following information:
• The name, address and contact details (if you know them) of the person or group you are nominating
• Your own name, address, telephone number and email address.
There are several ways you can send your nominations for the Tenants’ Choice Awards.
• By post to The Customer Involvement Team, St Leger House, Carr Lane, Doncaster DN4 5AA
• By email to firstname.lastname@example.org – please make sure your email contains all of the information asked for below.
• By phone to your Customer Involvement Officer - please ring 01302 862862 and ask for the Customer Involvement Team.
• Through your local TARA
We must receive your nominations no later than Friday 30th April 2021.
The shortlist of finalists will be published in HouseProud and on our website www.stlegerhomes.co.uk - you will then be able to vote for your favourite finalist in each category.
Send your nomination in now and let’s celebrate the heroes in our communities!