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GATESHEAD AWARDS 2021: The shortlist for this years awards has been announced

GATESHEAD AWARDS 2021: The shortlist for this years awards has been announced

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The shortlist for the Gateshead Awards 2021 has been announced and the public are being invited to vote for their winners.

The Gateshead Awards take place annually to recognise the contribution of people within the borough who go the extra mile to help their community and to celebrate all those who make a real difference to the lives of others in Gateshead.

Sheena Ramsey, Chief Executive, Gateshead Council said “This has been an incredibly challenging year for everyone and yet despite all of the difficulties there have been people, businesses and organisations across the borough giving hope and support to others at a time when they’ve needed it most. All of our nominees are incredibly inspirational, they go above and beyond to help others in Gateshead to thrive and are beacons of light within our communities. I’d like to encourage everyone to vote for their winners.”

The Gateshead Awards 2021 will be sponsored by Gateshead Regeneration Partnership, Hoults Yard, Go North East, Metrocentre, Northgate Vehicle Hire, and Tarmac.

The categories for the 2021 awards are:

Maureen Chaplin Sports Achiever of the Year

Volunteer of the Year – sponsored by Go North East

Voluntary/Charitable Organisation – sponsored by Tarmac

Young Achiever of the Year

Sports Club of the Year

Carer of the Year  - sponsored by Metrocentre

Music Group/Musician of the Year – sponsored by Northgate Vehicle Hire

Business in the Community Award – sponsored by HY Hubs

Armed Forces Community Achiever of the Year

The winners will be announced during a virtual awards ceremony due to take place on Wednesday 30 June. The lifetime achievement award, sponsored by Gateshead Regeneration Partnership, will also be presented on the night although the winners of this award have been selected by the shortlisting panel.

To vote and to find out more information about the shortlist visit www.gateshead.gov.uk/gatesheadawards

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