Community Contribution

Purpose: To recognise a dynamic contribution to the local community or a commitment to the environment by a company based in or having a significant presence in The News circulation area. This category is not open to businesses or organisations who undertake community activities as a core business.

Criteria: Entrants will be able to show a clear mission – either in a one-off venture or in an ongoing commitment – to helping and/or improving their local community or the environment. The initiative can be anything that would help improve people’s lives and enhance the relationship between the company and the community in which it is based. The contribution might be monetary, or involve the provision of resources and expertise.