Platform Community Heroes

platform community heroes logoDo you know a Platform Community Hero who deserves recognition?

We'd like Platform customers to nominate individuals and groups who have had a positive impact on their community.

 

Do all nominees have to be Platform customers?

Usually, yes, but we will also consider nominations for people who volunteer for Platform who are not customers or for groups that include Platform customers but whose members are not all Platform customers, as long as what they do benefits people in our communities.

 

Do I need to check the person’s happy to be nominated before I nominate them?

Yes please. We want to share people’s stories but only if people are happy for their stories to be shared.

 

What will happen if Platform decides that they do want to recognise the person or group I nominate?

We’ll let you know and we’ll contact the person or group. We’ll arrange with them to share their story and image on social media. We’ll also put them forward to be considered for our Annual Platform Community Heroes Awards (to be held in March). A panel of judges chooses shortlists and winners for the Awards. Winners receive a trophy and voucher.

 

We’d love to hear nominations from anyone who knows someone who deserves recognition for one of these categories:

Exceptional Times: Going the Extra Mile

People who have risen to the challenges of these times to help those around them.

Outstanding Contribution to Customer Involvement 

People who have shown tremendous commitment, as involved Platform customers, to improving services.

Young Person Award

Young people (under the age of 18) who have stepped up to make a difference for others in their community.

Communities Together

People or groups who have done great work to bring communities together, ensuring that no-one is excluded.

Outstanding Platform Volunteer

Platform volunteers who have shown outstanding commitment.

Environmental Award

People or groups who have taken steps to improve the world around us, either focusing on immediate surroundings or tackling more global issues.

Positive Changes Award  

 

People who have taken brave steps to take their lives in a positive direction.

 

Digital Award 

 

People who have gone the extra mile in helping others to develop digital skills or people who have developed their own skills against the odds.

Street Award

Communities that are proud of their street or block.

 

For those nominees whose stories we feature, we will also put them forward to be considered for our Annual Platform Community Heroes Awards (to be held in March). A panel of judges chooses shortlists and winners for the Awards. Winners receive a trophy and voucher.

Nominate a Platform Community Hero