Nominate your Glasgow Community Champions before Sep 17

IN EVERY corner of Glasgow, there are terrific teachers, top cops, fabulous firefighters and marvellous medical staff working tirelessly to support the people of this city.

It’s time to nominate the cream of the crop for a Glasgow Community Champions Award – but be quick, as the closing date is September 17.

The Evening Times awards, in association with Glasgow Fort and supported by our other partners Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Community Planning Partnership, Glasgow Housing Association and Trades House of Glasgow, celebrates everything that is great about the city and its people.

A new category for this year is Best Teacher and we would love to hear from pupils, parents and schools about the staff who make a difference in Glasgow schools.

Perhaps your class teacher goes the extra mile to help students, or maybe you admire your headteacher because he or she is a brilliant leader?

Nominate them before the closing date to ensure they do not miss out on the chance of an award.

And teachers – tell us about the young people in your classes who inspire you! The Young Award recognises the wonderful work done by young people across the city.

We are all in awe of the police officers, fire crews and medical teams who keep Glasgow safe and healthy.

Perhaps you have had direct experience of their professionalism and bravery? Nominate them for a Uniformed Services award.

This year, for the first time, we will be holding a public vote to decide the regional winners who will go through to the grand final on December 6.

There are nine categories – Team Award, Individual Award, Public Service Award, Uniformed Services Award, Senior Award, Young Award, Health and Wellbeing Award, Sports Award and new for 2019, Teacher Award – covering three areas of Glasgow, the south, the north-east and the north-west.

You can nominate anyone from the hardworking coach of young person’s sports team, to a nurse who goes above and beyond the day job; from an inspirational teenager making waves at school to a pensioner who campaigns for better services.

Tell us why they should win, and remember to include lots of detail and photographs to support your entry.

You can nominate on the website at

The closing date for entries is Tuesday, September 17. A shortlist will then go to a public online vote to determine the winners in each area, who will then progress to the Grand Final at Glasgow City Chambers on December 6.

A judging panel made up of representatives from the awards’ partners, will decide the Grand Final winners.

Visit to enter or email For more information call 0141 302 6014.