Isle of Wight Radio’s Local Hero awards are back for another year, made possible by Wightfibre.

Last year, we said thank you to special members of our community, and this year we’re giving you another chance to nominate someone who’s made a difference by going above and beyond.

Nominate Here!

Local Heroes 2016 winner John Cattle with Wightfibre’s John Irvine

They might be someone who has shown determination to a cause or been an inspirational leader, they might have even made a difference to your life – this is your chance to say thank you.

With categories including ‘Emergency Services Person of the Year’, ‘Best Neighbour’, and ‘Sporting Achiever of the Year’, there’s an award for all types of outstanding community spirit.

Nominations are now open! If there’s one way to say thank you to that special someone, this has got to be it. 

This year there are categories for all heroes on the Isle of Wight:

  • Fundraiser of the Year sponsored by Westridge Skip Hire

  • Carer of the Year sponsored by Charmes Care

  • Inspirational Young Person sponsored by The Needles Landmark Attraction

  • Tourism Ambassador sponsored by Red Funnel

  • Customer Service Award sponsored by Ascensos

  • Sporting Achiever sponsored by Island Riding Centre

  • Make a Difference In The Community sponsored by Island Roads

  • Inspirational Leader sponsored by IFPL

  • Best Neighbour sponsored by Medina Food Service

  • Emergency Service Person of the Year sponsored by Long Lane Flooring

  • Overall Local Hero 2017 sponsored by Wightfibre

You can nominate your Local Hero, here.

Watch the video from last years Local Hero Awards: