Penzance Citizens Awards 2023

31 March – Voting is now open for the Penzance Citizen of the Year Award 2023!

The nominations are in and now it’s over to you – the public – to vote for the Citizen of the Year 2023! There will be no public vote for the Young Citizen of the Year Award as we only received one nomination this year.

The nominees are:

How to vote:

Voting is open until midnight on Wednesday 26 April 2023.

You can vote online or call the Council Offices on 01736 363405 (Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm) to cast your vote.

To ensure fairness in the voting process, in the online poll, you must include your full email address and your full postcode to cast your vote. Where a full email address and full Penzance Parish postcode have not been given, your vote will not be counted. For those who would like to vote by phone you must provide your full name and full Penzance Parish postcode. The postcode can be for your residential address, place of work, or place of study but it must be within the Parish of Penzance.

When will the winner be announced?

The winner of the Citizen of the Year will be announced at the Annual Town Council on Tuesday 9 May 2023 where they, along with the Young Citizen of the Year, will be presented with their awards by the newly elected Mayor of Penzance.

24 February – The Penzance Citizens Awards are back for 2023 – get your nominations in now!

Do you know someone who makes a real difference or goes the extra mile in your local area? Nominate them for an award!

Brian Spiegelhalter Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards

These awards were started by the late Brian Spiegelhalter of B.J. Spiegelhalter & Son (previous Mayor of Penzance) to celebrate the work of local people and their important contributions to our Parish community.

Brian Spiegelhalter Citizens Awards 2023

How to nominate someone for Citizen or Young Citizen of the Year

We are looking for nominations for the following awards:

Nominations can be made for a wide range of activities, including (but not limited to):

Nominations can be made by anyone living, working or studying in the Parish of Penzance.

If you are planning to nominate someone, you must first obtain their consent to be included in our online poll (for under 18s, a parent/carer must also provide consent) – details can be found on the nomination form and awards criteria.

Nomination Forms:

Citizen of the Year 2023 – Nomination Form (PDF)

Citizen of the Year 2023 – Nomination Form (Open Text Doc)

Young Citizen of the Year 2023 – Nomination Form (PDF)

Young Citizen of the Year 2023 – Nomination Form (Open Text Doc)

(If you require an application form in a different format please contact us)

Please send your completed nomination form by email to [email protected] or send to Penzance Council, Penlee Centre, Penlee Park, Penzance, TR18 4HE.

Closing date for nominations – Thursday 30 March 2023

How will the winners be chosen?

Last year was the first time in the Awards’ history that the winners were chosen by you – the public! And this year we will again be holding a public vote so people in the community can choose their winners.

Remember – if you are planning to nominate someone for Citizen or Young Citizen of the Year, you must first obtain their consent to be included in our online poll (for under 18s, a parent/carer must also provide consent) – details can be found on the nomination form and awards criteria.

Awards Ceremony

Once chosen, the winners will be invited to the Annual Town Council on Tuesday 9 May at St John’s Hall, Penzance and will be presented with their awards by the newly elected Mayor of Penzance.

The winners will also be invited to the Mayor’s Reception in The Trafalgar Room of The Union Hotel, Penzance which will take place immediately after the ceremony

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