Last chance to nominate for Mid Sussex Applauds Awards 2022

PR2461/JB - 20/09/2022

Mid Sussex Applauds 2022 applications will close on Monday 26th of September. Residents, businesses and groups are being urged to send their nominations in.

Mid Sussex Applauds helps highlight the fantastic work of individuals, groups, and organisations across the district. Through eight distinct categories the Awards seek to recognise our connections and celebrate our community. With Awards ranging from young achievers to green champions, those who help support active lifestyles and who work to bring communities together; we aim to highlight all our community VIPs. Award categories are -

Business in the Community Award – recognising a business which supports or makes a positive contribution to benefit and enhance community life. Award Supported by ShopAppy.

Lifetime Achievement Award – highlighting an individual who has made a substantial commitment to the community in their lifetime. Award Supported by jobsgopublic.

Stronger Together – celebrating an individual who has helped to bring together cultures and communities through a local project or community activity. Award Supported by The Orchards.

Good Sport Award – celebrating a club or individual who has made an outstanding contribution to supporting activity or sport in Mid Sussex. Award Supported by Places Leisure.

Young Volunteer of the year - recognising those young people who have made a difference in their local community. Award Supported by Clarion Futures.

Stronger Communities – highlighting a community group or organisation that has helped to bring together cultures and communities through a local project or community activity. Award Supported by CJ Founds and Assoc.

Young Achiever Award – showcasing a young person who has overcome significant obstacles and made a positive difference to their own lives or to other young people through education, campaigning or helping another overcome a difficult situation or personal problem. Award Supported by HSBC.

Take Pride in Mid Sussex –recognising residents who dedicate their time and energy into keeping Mid Sussex clean and green, take pride in their local area by creating community gardens, painting local spaces, upcycling, or encouraging others to recycle. Award Supported by ID Verde.

The Awards are also supported by partner organisation Mid Sussex Voluntary Action and media sponsor The Mid Sussex Times.

Mid Sussex District Council Vice Chairman, Councillor Coote commented:
“I believe we have many hidden heroes in Mid Sussex. Groups, individuals, societies and organisations who are vital in binding communities together and helping Mid Sussex be the excellent place it is. I urge each and every resident to just take a few moments to think about the people who make that difference in their communities and nominate them for a Mid Sussex Applauds Award – helping us to give them the recognition they so truly deserve.”

Nominations have been extended until Monday 26th September. Just visit for details of how to nominate.