Nominations have opened for Isle of Wight Radio’s Local Heroes Awards 2018.s

Nominations have now closed for this year’s Isle of Wight Radio Local Heroes Awards. Thanks for of your hundreds of nominations – keep listening to find out if your nomination made it to the awards evening in early November.

It’s time once again to nominate the people who make the Isle of Wight a remarkable place to live, people who give more than they ever take, who go above and beyond, who see someone in need and run to their aid, who see a problem and find the solution, who stare adversity in the face and say ‘Bring it on!’.

Overall Local Hero 2017 – Emma Cotter of Laylas Trust

Do you know an amazing fundraiser, do you have a great neighbour or maybe you know someone excelling at sport? Now is the time to nominate them for an Isle of Wight Local Heroes Award.

2018 Categories

Isle of Wight Radio Managing Director Claire Willis said…

“We are delighted to be hosting the awards with our headline sponsors Wightfibre once again.

“It’s a real opportunity to recognise Islanders who make an amazing contribution to our community without ever seeking praise.

“Local Heroes is always such  always such a humbling and inspiring evening. This Island is home to some truly incredible people and we can’t wait to celebrate them. “

Wightfibre has been revealed as lead sponsor for the event for the fifth year running. CEO John Irvine says…

“Local Heroes is all about people who care and here at Wightfibre we really care about our customers.

“It makes perfect sense, therefore for Wightfibre to join with Isle of Wight Radio to recognise other people on the Island who also care and who go the extra mile in their contribution to the community.

“These are our Local Heroes. It reflects Wightfibre’s company ethos or ‘going the extra mile’ for our customers.”

Nominations close 5th October 2018.
The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 8th Nov.