The Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity launched The Pride of Bury Awards in 2015 to celebrate Bury’s unsung Heroes. The Awards are held in memory, and celebration, of Joshua Wilson aka SuperJosh who was himself a Bury Hero.
Created in Josh’s legacy, the Awards are designed to recognise the contribution made by other Heroes living, working and volunteering in the Borough of Bury.
The Awards Night, now in it’s fifth year, will be held at The Village Hotel on 25th October 2019
Nominations for the Pride of Bury 2019 awards are now open!
There are 14 categories for nominations: –
- Our Little Hero – young heros aged 0-12
- Our Brave Hero – open age
- Our Teenage Hero
- Our Community Hero – open age
- Our Emergency Services Hero
- Our Fundraising Hero
- Our Sporting Hero
- Our Teaching Hero
- Our Caring Hero
- Our Volunteering Hero
- Our Professional Caring Hero
- Our Little Fundraising Hero
- Our Family Hero
- The Joshua Wilson SuperJosh Ultimate Hero Award
Nominations close on 28th August 2019, at which point the public will be invited to shortlist each category and vote for the finalists. The final 3 nominations chosen in each category will be invited to the black tie Awards ceremony on 25th October 2019.
If you know a local hero in the community, you can register your nomination at the Pride of Bury website HERE.